I never thought it would be possible to feel this good again. Dr Abdel-kader is just an amazing doctor. Her calm demeanor and peaceful soul helped carry me through some of my darkest days. I am so thankful that I found her.
1 / 5
7 months ago
Inflexible and extremely hard to deal with. Not sympathetic at all
5 / 5
3 years ago
I saw Dr Abdel-Kader a while back and have been pretty satisfied with having her as my doctor. She is professional, knowledgeable and gentle in her approach. There were a couple of times when I needed to ask her questions over the phone about possible interactions of her prescription with other medication and she has always been very prompt with returning calls and providing the required information. She has also been gentle and empathetic yet firm and encouraging in discussing issues during office visits.
The practice has therapists as well, whom I have not used - Dr. Kader was able to suggest a therapist closer to my home and save me the long ride.
The ladies at the office have always been nice, professional and good about scheduling follow up visits as per my convenience. When inclement weather caused them to cancel one of my visits they were pretty good about accommodating me in the schedule within a day - perhaps this is something all doctors do, nevertheless I thought it pretty efficient.
At the first visit and one time at a follow up visit (which is scheduled for 15mins) I sensed she was glancing at the clock, which is a bit disconcerting given that a patient in a psychiatrists office is in an emotionally vulnerable place to start with and would like to have the time he/she needs to explain their situation - especially in the first visit. Having said that though I also have to say that Dr. Abdel-Kader is very polite and nice and does not really hurry you up. I have always found her to be pleasant, professional, respectful and supportive.
In all I am really glad to have found Dr. Abdel-Kader and am thankful she is my doctor.