I was a patient of Dr. Pyburn for a over a year. I had to beg her to allow me to speak at all during appointments. I needed to give her information about my medical problem. After begging her to listen, she allowed me to say ONE sentence (not exagerating) regarding my health problems. She refused to answer medical questions, instead giving a piercing look with her eyes. She never did a complete physical exam, never made a sincere effort to evaluate problem areas in my body, & did not read or keep up with relevant test results and reports that came to her from other doctors. As she left the room after one appointment, she told me she had been with me for 35 minutes. During that 35 minutes she lectured me needlessly for over ten minutes about how to get health care. She would respond to a list of no more than three medical concerns (not many for people who are very ill) which was made before she entered the room. She had terrible bedside manner, was disrespectful, unkind, & uncompassionate. On four or more occasions, after calling her office from 2-4 times about specific medical issues, her office would never return my call at all, NOT EVER. I do not recomment Dr. Pyburn for any patient.
Posted: 6/27/2010 • Link to this review
I have been going to Dr. Pyburn for several years and feel like I've won the "doctor lottery"--I have never had such a caring, thorough doctor in my life. Yes, it takes a while to get an appointment. Why? Because she often spends a solid 15-20 minutes giving you her undivided attention--worth the wait! I've had no problems with her office or staff--if I leave a message with her nurse, I am almost always called back the day, and the staff is extremely professional and friendly
Posted: 11/26/2009 • Last edited: 3/28/2013 • Link to this review
I have been a patient of Dr. Pyburn's for a long time and she truly is an awesome doctor and the most caring I have ever found. Ever since her practice became part of Piedmont Clinic though you can't get an appt - I called twice and left messages, with no return calls just to make an appt. On the 3rd call, I was able to make an appt, but it was 7 months from now. Who can or would wait 7 months to see a doctor?
Posted: 11/18/2009 • Last edited: 11/22/2009 • Link to this review
Dr. Pyburn is caring, kind, thoughtful and thorough. She has a great bedside manner and though I hate going to the doctor in general, I look forward to seeing her. I've never had another doctor who can hold a candle to Dr. Pyburn. She takes lots of time to really talk, listen, and figure out what's going on. Also, this office is EXTREMELY punctual. I've never had the time to even flip to page one of a magazine in the waiting room when I'm there - as soon as I've checked in, I'm being led back to an exam room.
Posted: 6/24/2009 • Link to this review
My elderly mother recently took very ill on a Friday morning. I called the doctors office and the woman who anserwed the phone told me all the doctors were out of the office and I should call an ambulance to take my mother to the hospital...her symptoms were too severe to be taken care of the in the office even if there were doctors there. I found this a very acceptable answer and did as instructed. Thankfully my mother was released Friday night and able to return home. However, we never heard from the doctors office over the weekend and found it disappointing that the doctors office was so disinterested. Sunday we faxed a request to the office for the doctor to please call Monday morning and expressed our disappointment in not having heard from the office all weekend. Monday comes and still no phone call or response...then we called and had a rather uncomfortable confrontation with the receptionist who was able to finally get the doctor to reutrn the call. Long story short...when the doctor saw my mother face to face she told my mother she was not interested in being her doctor anymore and that she did not apprciate that we were uncomfortable with the way she ran her office and her practice. All I can say is there are plenty of doctors in Atlanta who actually really care about their patients and have excellent communication between doctor and patient. This is just another doctors office who doesn't take reponsibility nor accountability for their actions.
Posted: 4/06/2008 • Link to this review
I'm 57 and want an excellent doctor who will be in my corner should I ever suffer a serious illness. Dr. Pyburn is such a doctor. She is knowledgeable, very caring and thorough, and keeps abreast of new developments and studies. She knows the best specialists in case you need a referral. Dr. Pyburn also listens carefully, values your input, so is a good partner in your good health.
Posted: 7/16/2007 • Last edited: 1/02/2008 • Link to this review
Dr. Pyburn is the most caring doctor I know. I recently had a really bad flu. She had me call her private line everyday to report how I was. If she had any question about my daily report she called me back. She's very good medically. I would highly recommend her.
Posted: 5/29/2006 • Last edited: 1/02/2008 • Link to this review