Learning About Breast Cancer
A slightly different perspective: I first of all wanted an excellent surgeon and cared less about the doctor's personality. My surgeon was extremely competent and well known. Did he always say exactly what I might have said, no, but I was hiring the competency not the personality. He was kind, but he was not the most socially adept person ( not because he did not care, but because interpersonal skills were not his forte). I trusted totally his judgment and recommendations, which was worth overlooking some of the rough spots in the word choice, etc. However, he was always respectful, never rude, and never subject to the 'God syndrome". If he had been, I would have looked elsewhere. Hope this makes sense.