Mihaela Alina Vatca, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology
Retrospective analysis of the impact of HPV status and smoking on mucositis in patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with concurrent chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Vatca M, Lucas JT Jr, Laudadio J, D'Agostino RB, Waltonen JD, Sullivan CA, Rouchard-Plasser R, Matsangou M, Browne JD, Greven KM, Porosnicu M.. Oral Oncol. 2014;50(9):869-876.
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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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Dr. Vatca is a wonderful oncologist. She is a very caring doctor. I have complete confidence in her and her staff.
*Dr. Vatca is not only good at what she does but she really cars so much for you, always.
I could not ask for a better dr. she is great.
Very impressed with Dr. and the prompt followup apt to discuss results
Care provider was very good, very interested in my health and recovery.
You couldn't have ask any more out of a dr. She's the best.
Wonderful caring doctor. I have recommended Dr. Vatca to others who need her expertise.
My mother said she would love to be able to have *Dr. Vatca as her primary care physician for all her needs!
so blessed to have her.
*Dr. Vatca is an excellent care provider. She cares about you.
When you leave the care provider, you have all your appointment, Medicine & information you need. They are excellent in giving you instruction on what to do to you next visit all ready print out on paper for you. I would give them a A they work perfect together.
In reference to the question During your most recent visit, did this provider spend enough time with you? I was diagnosed with Mantel cell lymphoma on Feb 5 2016. Dr. Vatca worked me in for my first appt with her on Feb 12th. On this visit Dr Vatca gave me 4 hours of her time that day examining me, explaining my cancer, treatment and future options and prognoses. Also during this time she performed a bone morrow biopsy to which was completely painless. It is necessary for me to visit this providers office weekly for test/treatment. In my opinion Dr. Vatca goes out of her way to located me within this facility inquire and to my well being. In my observation this care and concern is provided to all patience. We are blessed here in Elkin to have this provider. I also know that this type of professionalism require's leadership and team work so I give a lot of credit also to the nursing staff as well.
Very caring and easy to talk to.