Louisville Medicine Volume 65, Issue 8 - Page 21

FEATURE "My day could not have been any more special. I was excited about this process. I watch all those hospital shows, so I figured I knew what was going to happen. Not! We had a great day. The team that Dr. Tuvlin works with is so engaging. The amount of time Dr. Tuvlin spends with patients was amazing. You guys work hard. And I don’t discount that, but as a patient sometimes I don’t feel like I get enough time with my doctor. I envied the time he gave to his patients and how engaged he was with them. Each one got the time they needed and had their questions answered. That’s something as patients we all crave when we go see a doctor. I thought, ‘Wow, this guy is amazing.’" Horseshoe Southern Indiana VP of Marketing and Development Norris Hamilton (right) Paired with Jeff Tuvlin, MD (pictured with Drew Chambers on left) "That is how it went. I really enjoyed this. I will never bitch at my doctor again about being late. I see that things happen. Monalisa was phenomenal. Her bedside manner was masterful. There was a lady who came in to her office basically begging for a prescription. I’d never experienced anything like that. I never will forget the way Monalisa handled it. She didn’t cave in. She was firm. She put the lady on the right track to better deal with her problems. I’ll never forget this the rest of my life. Thank you." Sam Smith, President of Click IT Staffing Paired with Monalisa Tailor, MD "Primary care is super important. I hope I never need any care past it. Dr. Kolter listened an awful lot, and it’s clear to me that he’s very trusted by his patients. I watched him organically try to come up with solutions. The number of things the guy can do in a day… Thanks for all you do, and thank you for trying to proactively take care of us when we just want to be prescribed something. I had a great day, thank you very much." Janet Lively, VP of Marketing at Schaefer General Contracting Services Paired with John Kolter, MD "I was in New Albany at Baptist Floyd. The one thing I think Dr. Bousamra emphasized to me is refocusing. That patient in front of you is the most important thing when they come in. You have to give that situation all you have. Thank you all for letting me do this. " State Representative Mckenzie Cantrell Paired with Michael Bousamra, MD "I was so honored to be paired up with Dr. Mary Barry, a lioness of the Louisville medical profession. I was taken aback by the fact that not only are physicians dealing with medical issues but they treat the whole person. Dr. Barry spoke with a woman who was 91 and was having health issues, and the woman said, “I realize that I’m dying.” So, Dr. Barry not only had to address her physically but empathize with her and meet her on an emotional level." Metro Councilwoman Jessica Green Paired with Mary Barry, MD "Thank you for letting me be a part of this. It’s been a wonderful experience. I followed Dr. Julie Lee through nine cataract surgeries and it was an amazing day. I wanted to ask if I could try, but I knew better. " Metro Councilwoman Cindi Fowler Paired with Julie Lee, MD JANUARY 2018 19