John Alfes, MD
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - The Ohio State University Hospitals
Columbus, OH USA
Medical School - Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, MI USA
Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
- Internal Medicine
Sports medicine, general internal medicine
Research & Publications
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78 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.4|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 1, 2018
I have only seen this provider a couple of times. My first appt. with him was not good. I felt that not only had he not even looked at my health history but he seemed to make assumptions about who I am. I almost didn't go back but decided to give him a second chance. Everyone has bad days. The second time I saw him was a bit better but I do still find him to be fairly patronizing. For this reason I am looking for a new primary care provider.
Reviewed on Jun 26, 2018
good experience-will continue to use this Dr. as PCP for my child.
Reviewed on Jun 8, 2018
Excellent experience. Dr. Alfes was very attentive and spent the appropriate time with me for my appointment.
Reviewed on May 8, 2018
I waited just over 30 minutes for the doctor, only to feel rushed during my appointment time. He did however thank me for my patience.
Reviewed on May 7, 2018
Impressed with the time the Dr. spent with me in the exam room.
Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018
I have great respect for Dr. Alves abilities, and trust him, explicitly with my health, and future health what ever that may be.
Reviewed on Apr 13, 2018
I seldom am ill and need to go to a doctor. I typically have only went in for my yearly checkup. However, I have always been taken care of responsibly and in a timely fashion.
Reviewed on Apr 6, 2018
too long of a wait period to see provider
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