Who is the best Pedetrician in Johnso...

Who is the best Pedetrician in Johnson City?

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Ashburn, VA

#1 Jan 6, 2014
Hello. I just moved to the area and am trying to find a great pedetrician for my children (johnson city area). Could you please give me some ideas r/t experiences you have had.Thanks

Powell, TN

#2 Jan 7, 2014
I'm wondering the same thing. We moved here and I used Medical Care a couple of times then changed to ETSU Peds. So far they have been really good...if you get passed whoever the rude person is that answers phones! So far the few times we have been there, the nurses and doctors have been great. I'm looking for a doctor for my teen so I'm curious to hear of other places also ......
Fair Warning

Wichita, KS

#4 Jan 9, 2014
Whatever you do, do NOT go to Dr. Higgenbottom in Elizabethton/JC.

Other Dr's we saw there listened to us, figured out what was going on and treated our kids.

Dr. Higgenbottom was the only one available several times our girls were sick and every time she would cut us off, dismiss whatever we thought it was and tell us to take something OTC and check back in two weeks. On those occasions my daughters got worse, and ended up in the ER. Another lady I work with had the same thing happen with her daughter. ER

I have 4 kids. I've seen it all and am anything but over-reactive. She's a bad DR. Period.

Oak Ridge, TN

#5 Jan 17, 2014
Yeah you're right. She is that way off the job also. I say steer a wide berth around her.

Oak Ridge, TN

#6 Jan 17, 2014
First Choice Pediatrics in JC has a great group of doctors. Our kids have gone there for years.
The Best

Elizabethton, TN

#7 Jan 20, 2014
Dr. Farmer at 1st Choice.
My opinion

Charlotte, NC

#9 Jan 23, 2014
The Combs brothers at Gray Primary Care. They are terrific!

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