Author: Dr. Karen Weese Bell

Thanksgiving Hours

The office will be closed Thursday Nov 22, 2018 and Friday Nov 23, 2018 for Thanksgiving weekend.  We will reopen Monday Nov 26, 2018 for regular business hours.

My Doctor Doesn’t Take Me Seriously: 5 Ways to Get Your Doctor to Listen to You

As a family physician practicing in my own ideal primary care clinic, I can’t tell you how often I’ve heard patients say, “Dr Karen, thanks so much for listening to me. My doctor didn’t take me seriously” or “I feel like my doctor ignored my symptoms.” While I can’t speak for all doctors, I can say that when I worked in busy big-box style clinics I felt very stressed trying to manage my patients’ health concerns while working on a
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