Bair MJ, Ang D, Wu J, Outcalt SD, Sargent C, Kempf C, Froman A, Schmid AA, Damush TM, Yu Z, Davis LW, Kroenke K. Evaluation of Stepped Care for Chronic Pain (ESCAPE) in veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts: a randomized clinical trial
. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(5):682-689.
Ang D, Hilligoss J, Stump T. Mast cell stabilizer (ketotifen): implications for the patho-physiology of fibromyalgia [abstract]. J Pain. 2014;15(4 Suppl 1):S76.
Bair MJ, Ang D, Wu JW, Outcalt SD, Sargent, C, Gerwig A, Schmid A, Damush T, Yu ZS, Davis LW, Kroenke K. Evaluation of stepped care for chronic pain (escape) in veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan: a randomized trial [abstract]. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(Suppl 1):S89.
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Associate Professor, Rheumatology and Immunology
General Rheumatology, Myopathies, Osteoarthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Pain Research, Immunology, Rheumatoid Arthritis
The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
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Everything was very good.
*Dr. Ang is great! Definitely the best doctor I have ever had! Recommended him to multiple people.
My overall experience was very good. Everyone was respectful and professional and helpful.
We were extremely impressed with Dr. Ang's vitality, knowledge, attention to the problem, thoroughness etc. He is probably the best physician I have seen & I am 67. Fantastic job!!
My one comment is that the doctor suggested that my condition might be chronic and have no cure. When he asked me if I had "coping" skills to deal with that eventuality (like things that make me happy--friends, hobbies, etc.) I said yes I had all those but that I had never seriously considered that I might not get better ever. This was kind of devastating to me and I told him if that was the case I might need a support group or some other help. But he never offered any help there. This stumps me because he said he had a number of chronic patients--so shouldn't he have known to tell me some resource besides "try meditating" ??? (I don't mind that he suggested that--it's a perfectly good idea but it didn't address my desire for outside support.) I would like more follow-up care from the doctors I've seen at Wake Forest because I feel a bit left in the lurch with a chronic condition that is, essentially, debilitating to me.
*Dr. Ang is very thorough. Always shows concerns for my health condition.
*Dr. Ang was an excellent provider, brilliant, thorough, and was determined to find the problem. I did present for my appt. educated & informed with a list of questions. Rheumatologist. #8. 45 min.