Letters to the Editor

Rude doctors keep patients waiting for hours

When did it become OK or the norm to have patients waiting for two or more hours to see the doctor?

I wonder what other “profession” is allowed to be so disrespectful to the people they serve? I have been a school administrator for over 18 years, and I do my very best not to keep students, parents or my colleagues waiting. I further do my best to honor others and their time by showing up to meetings when they begin.

The last three times I have been to the doctor, I waited at least two hours from the time I arrived to the moment I left. And I had an appointment! The doctor comes in and says, “I’m sorry for the delay.”

Really? How about honoring my time, and don’t keep me waiting!

Rebecca Gamez, Kerman

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