Recently I had the privilege to be a patient of Dr. walling. I say this because after my visits with him prior to surgery, I felt completely at ease about my upcoming surgery. My surgery was complex, my pain after surgery was the worst I could imagine but Dr. Walling and his staff demanded that I take drugs that would manage that pain. I being the control freak thought I could do it without any.(ha..I am probably one of the few patients who need drugs and didn't want them) they reassured me that I would not become addicted and monitored me carefully. Now here is the best part of FOI, her name is Ann Marie. She is Dr. walling's secretary. She has to take calls from all of the ailing, failing, drugged, unmedicated, overmedicated patients. She has to listen to why they are sure they are dying, wondering if they are becoming neurotic, to those who are obviously irritated and all the while, she is courteous, sweet, kind , empathetic while maintaining a professional demeanor. It was her reassurance that put my fears to rest! I hope Dr. Walling knows what a fabulous asset Ann Marie is to FOI. I will be there a lot over the next three months, I hope my entire experience is as positive as the one I have had so far.
Sandra A. Ray