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Five Reasons Why Your Doctor is Always Late — 2 Comments

  1. But this happens ALL the time. I cannot ever remember being seen on time. Even if I have an early appointment.

    Why don’t doctors leave more open space for these issues?

    • Steve, I know it can be very frustrating. Some offices are better than others. Appointment scheduling is not done by the doctor and if your doctors work for a health system as opposed to an independently owned private practice, they likely have very little input or influence regarding the schedule. Often doctors are double or triple booked, which is a recipe for disaster in terms of time management, but it also allows them to see the patients that need to be seen in a given day. That being said, my former PCP always saw me on time. I have no idea how he did it.

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