Patient Testimonials

Patient Testimonials

What patients have said about our surgeons…

Frank Shen, MD

  • Dr. Shen is the best Dr. I have ever been to. He's always pleasant and concerned for your well-being. He always takes time with you.
  • Dr. Shen is compassionate, explains procedures, he is a thorough doctor. I have recommended him to several people.
  • Very efficient, very caring.
  • Felt like all the people I dealt with actually wanted to help me.
  • Very caring staff
  • Dr. Shen and his staff are the best.
  • GOOD!
  • Dr. Shen is a great doctor.
  • Dr. Shen was excellent!!
  • Dr. Shen is a very caring and experienced surgeon. My major back surgery was a year ago in January and I've had wonderful relief. I did recommend him to a lady that did go to him for surgery.
  • Excellent.
  • Dr. Shen is wonderful. He never rushes you out of the exam room until all questions have been answered.
  • Great bedside manner.
  • Very confident!
  • Good experience.
  • Dr. Shen is an amazing surgeon. I have great confidence in him despite seeing him for necessarily short visits. His manner is friendly and direct.
  • Very good.
  • Excellent MD.
  • Every visit with Dr. Shen and his medical staff was very caring, courteous and professional! Very pleased with Dr. Shen!
  • Dr. Shen is the most caring & thorough physician I have ever seen. Would not allow anyone else to treat my back.
  • Dr. Shen is an outstanding physician and I feel extremely fortunate to have him as my care provider.
  • Have recommended Dr. Shen to a least 10 people already. My husband and I both have had back surgery here - I insisted he see Dr. Shen.
  • Dr. Shen found that I had a hip problem - I've had so many "I don't know - I can't help you" from Lynchburg.

 

Adam Shimer, MD

  • Dr. Shimer is extremely good to my mother, the patient. He explained and listened to our concerns and helped us in many ways!!
  • Dr. Shimer has been very caring and, had taken much time to listen to me regarding needs and concerns.
  • He made me feel comfortable & confident in his abilities.
  • Very impressed with Dr. Shimer's thoroughness and concern for patient. Top notch!
  • Wonderful I have already recommended UVA to friends and family. I have never had doctors be so nice and
  • reassuring.
  • Dr. Shimer is 1 of the best in his field.
  • Dr. Shimer is wonderful!  Honest up front with options caring and understanding. I'm very grateful to have been his patient.
  • All options for treatment were presented and I was allowed the freedom to choose the one I preferred.
  • I really like Dr. Shimer. He explained so many things I didn't know. I am hoping to have surgery at UVA soon.
  • Everybody was so nice.
  • I saw Dr. Shimer for the first time and he cared about my problem that he scheduled a nerve block injection that same visit which helped me so much. No one else offered that injection to me.
  • Excellent and I have no complaints, whatsoever!
  • I've had the best care anyone can get. Dr. Shimer and staff always take the time to make sure I understand what's going on and answered all my questions without making me feel dumb.
  • Dr. Shimer & Rebecca Lehman give excellent care. They take time to answer questions and seem to care about their parents. I am very pleased with the care I received.
  • Dr. Shimer was wonderful. He shows that he truly cares about you and your illness. He gave me great peace of mind!
  • As always, Dr. Shiner expresses care & concern. He did a fabulous job on my surgery and I have received great follow up care as well.
  • I already have recommended Dr. Adam Shimer. I have complete confidence in him & feel VERY lucky & thankful to know he's making solid recommendations & doing the procedures.
  • Dr. Shimer is a wonderful doctor. He shows that he cares about his patients. He was very compassionate and sincere.
  • Dr. Shimer always speaks to me in a friendly, respectful, & professional manner. He provides excellent care.