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~Ridergurl~

3/21/2011 4:26:24 PM
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Brandon Doctors

Im new to Brandon and i was wondering if anyone could reccommend me to any good family doctors Thanks!

 
 
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'Allo Duckie!

3/21/2011 4:57:25 PM
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Nov 2007
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Your best bet is to

contact each clinic first to find out who is currently taking new patients. Unfortunately there often aren't a whole lot available to choose from so your efforts might be better spent looking for input that pertains specifically to the ones that are currently accepting. It's just very frustrating when you have a list compiled of highly recommended Doctors only to find that none of them can take you on. Best of luck!

TheQuietOne

3/21/2011 5:00:44 PM
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Feb 2008
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Wheat City Medical Clinic

By the Corral Centre has the best doctors in town, IMO. They actually take the time to ask more questions, get your history, and figure out what's actually wrong, unlike most doctors who basically ask a couple questions and write a prescription for what MIGHT be wrong.  
 
And I know they were just taking new patients recently. I'd definitely try them first.

~Just ME~

3/21/2011 5:03:48 PM
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,

station 2 at the brandon clinic has two new male doctors

sammy

3/21/2011 5:18:34 PM
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:)

  
Nan said "By the Corral Centre has the best doctors in town, IMO. They actually take the time to ask more questions, get your history, and figure out what's actually wrong, unlike most doctors who basically ask a couple questions and write a prescription for what MIGHT be wrong.  
 
And I know they were just taking new patients recently. I'd definitely try them first. "

i second this completly!!

NA

3/21/2011 5:35:18 PM
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What you will have to do...

is call each clinic to see who is taking patients. Not too many doctors are right now. Then narrow it down from there.  
 
good luck.

Agent 99

3/21/2011 7:01:46 PM
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Nov 2009
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One number

Actually, just call the MB health number, there'll list of Drs taking new patients near your postal code, one call and you get the answer you are looking for.

Kstar

3/24/2011 12:18:11 PM
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Feb 2011
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I tried that number...

...and all they told me was that they could give me the phone numbers of the medical clinics in Brandon. They don't actually have a list of available doctors. So I'm not sure what the point of that central 1-800 number is!

DARRYL

3/24/2011 12:39:15 PM
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station 2 ya,......

  
~Step-Mom~ said "station 2 at the brandon clinic has two new male doctors "

I was station 2 with a new doctor every 8 months and finally had enough, so was refered to Dr. Seitz at western Medical Clinic downtown, and still have him. This is going on 8 yrs now,....and he cured my problem |I had for 20 some years!!!!!!! Great Doctor!

SJK

3/24/2011 1:33:46 PM
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Jul 2006
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Dr. Large

at the the Westman Medical clinic is accepting new patients.  
 
He is very thorough but he won't go easy on you if your not looking after your own health. I consider that a good thing.

curlysister

3/24/2011 8:51:38 PM
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docs

There are doctors (both male and female) at Wheat City Medical (by the Corral Center) taking new clients. Also Dr Nasr (female) and Dr Mikhail (male) at Trinity. Dr Large (male) and Dr Beshay (male) at Western Medical sometimes take new clients, but nobody else at Western is taking new clients right now.

kyleee

3/24/2011 9:51:21 PM
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Jan 2011
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The Western Medical Clinic..

..on 6th street across from the bus depot has a couple physicians that are currently accepting new patients. This is where I go and my doctor is terrific! (:

cynthia alm

3/24/2011 10:23:54 PM
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Dec 2009
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doctor

if you are still looking for a doctor there is a husband and wife doctors at trinity medical on 18th street across from university the number is 728-4141 doctor mcKail or nasar Mckail is man doc and nasar is women doc they are both rally good docs my family sees McKail

crazymissbee

3/24/2011 11:53:22 PM
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Mar 2011
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i didnt have a family doc

i didnt have a family doctor for the longest time. i just got a new family doctor from station 2 at the brandon clinic. I personally am happy with the fact i managed to get a doctor even tho i waited months for one. I havnt seen the guy yet. but i havnt had a problem with the brandon clinic yet. good luck tho.

comedian

3/25/2011 7:18:52 AM
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Feb 2009
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Be very careful

If you are asking at the clinics about Dr's taking new patients. Be sure to ask how long they have been in Brandon. Sometimes they are still taking new patients because of problems that people have had with them.  
Phone the Corral centre the Dr's are great.

Beach

3/25/2011 8:27:05 AM
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Nov 2008
Total posts:187
Be careful

Just a word of advice, I am no doctor but do know there are a couple here in Brandon that I shake my head and wonder how they got their licence... 2 of which were listed.  
I quit using Brandon Clinic West and Westren Medical because of the few we did see. It got to the point that since Brandon Clinic West would not release who was on walk in I would go there and see first, since there were some I just wouldn't waste my time going too.  
Now I don't even use either of those walk ins anymore.  
Although I heard negative things about Newmount Medical Clinic I decided I was going to try it out for myself and so glad I did. I have been going their for a few years now and I find Newmount Medical Clinic way better. There are 2 front desk girls who are absolutely wonderful and both Dr Benning, and Dr Glenn are awesome all the time. They also have a Chiropractor (Dr. Lavigne) their too who is wonderful too, and a female acupuncturist I believe... they really are a wonderful group! I do have my regular family Dr at the Brandon Clinic, but since she is hardly on walk in and they won’t release that information I needed someone I could trust and I find that in Newmount Medical Clinic.  
Be careful who you choose and word of mouth and gut feelings are usually the way to go  
Good luck in your search!  


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