Robert E Miller, MD

Robert E Miller, MD
23000 MOAKLEY ST Suite 202 LEONARDTOWN, MD 20650
About

Robert E Miller, MD

Dr. Robert E. Miller F.A.A.P., PA specializes in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. We are proud to have over 25 years experience serving the community as Board Certified Physicians. We have offices to serve you in Waldorf and in Leonardtown. Call 301-645-6165 for an appointment.
Primary Specialty

Pediatrician

Gender Male
Services 24-Hour Answering Services, Accepting New Patients, ADD & ADHD, Pediatric & Adolescent Care, Allergies & Asthma, Allergy Desensitization, Ankle Problems, Anxiety, Audiology, Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screening, Chronic Diseases, Counseling, Critical Care, Developmental Delays, Diagnostic Testing, Emergency Care, Ear Infections, Eating Disorders, EKGs, EMGs, Evening Appointments, Flu Vaccines, Gastroenterology, Genetic Diseases, Growth & Development, Headaches, Hematology, Hernias, Hyperactivity, Immune Disorders, Immunizations, Infectious Diseases, Injuries, Medications, Nasal Problems, Neonatal & Newborn Care, Nutrition Counseling, Nutritional Problems, Patient Education Programs, Physicals, Preventive Care, Radiology, Referrals, Respiratory & Pulmonary Disorders, Respiratory Problems, Same Day Appointments, Skin Disorders, Travel Vaccinations, Urinary Incontinence, Vaccinations, Weekend Appointments, Weight Management, X-Rays
Consumer Feedback
(61 Reviews)
Service
4 star average for Service
Environment
4.5 star average for Environment
Expertise
4.5 star average for Expertise
Staff
4.5 star average for Staff
Recommended
4.5 star average for Recommended
Value
5 star average for Value
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Recent Reviews
I will start by saying that I have taken my 5 children to Dr. Miller for 5 1/2 years and have loved having him as a pediatrician. He is personable and kind. One of his nurses, CJ, is, by far, the best nurse I have had the pleasure to take my children to over the last 18 years. All of this being said, I have decided to switch the pediatrician that I have loved and than I have taken my 2 youngest daughters to since birth, because of their "office manager."

I had the unfortunate experience of speaking to Dr. Miller's "office manager" yesterday. I had a question about an eye exam that was uncovered by our insurance. (apparently when a child reaches the ripe old age of 6, they no longer need eye exams at their pedi) I did not ask for an eye exam, nor am I concerned with my daughters vision.

I asked the billing office, who you cannot actually pay your bill with, only ask questions, about why I was being charged $39 for an eye exam when my insurance was paying only $9.79 for an equally charged hearing text. The billing office (who they switched to last year and I had not previously had the frustration of working with) was not knowledgeable and did not return my calls. I finally called back after waiting several weeks to hear back from them. After calling back several times, over the course of 5 weeks, I was told "The office manager said she will not reduce your charge. You are responsible to know your insurance."

While I somewhat agree with that, I expect that my doctors office, and billing office, both of which work with insurance every day, would be knowledgeable and understanding about which services are covered and which are not.

After speaking to the billing office, I still had questions, so I tried contacting the office manager. I called on Wednesday, then Monday, and by the following Wednesday still had not received a call back. I called again and left a message with the receptionist. The receptionist called me back and said she had spoken to the office manager and again, she was unwilling to work with me on this bill.

I feel that after spending 5 1/2 years as a responsible patient, who has always paid bills promptly, I deserve at least the common courtesy of the office manager speaking to me herself. I told the receptionist so, and as if by a stroke of magic, the office manager walked in while I was on the phone with the receptionist.

She first asked me how she could help, then as I began to explain my question, she interrupted me by very aggressively telling me that she already knew my "story." From that instant her voice was raised and she was very aggressive. She interrupted me several times and was rude and hostile. She said that they "couldn't just go adjusting everyone's bill," that if they did it, which she did not know if they would, it would only be a one time courtesy adjustment. I told her I would appreciate that, seeing as how this was a misunderstanding and my insurance was paying only a quarter of a similarly charged service.

Then I expressed my frustration with the billing office. As a customer I think it's important to discuss my concern over services and employees that are amazing, and that are not. I thought the "office manager" would appreciate knowing that the billing office does not return phone calls. She interrupted me (again) by very loudly telling me the billing office had been in business for over 25 years and they were very reputable. Then she continued by telling me she did not need to be abused by me. I told her that I simply had a question and did not understand her immediate animosity towards me. I was trying to resolve a bill, and had been for over 5 weeks. She went on to tell me that she was Dr. Millers wife of 40 years and she did not need to be abused. Because I have not had any questions or problems with their billing over the past 5 1/2 years, I was not aware that I was not allowed to ask questions to understand my bill and insurance. Throughout the entirety of the call, the only time I have ever spoken to her, her voice was raised and agitated and she was extremely rude.

She ended up hanging up on me after saying she would talk to Dr. Miller. She called back almost immediately, and left a message, to let me know that she was sorry, but they simply could not adjust my bill, that they appreciate my business, and that if I still felt the need to call her back, I knew the number.

I have a pretty thick skin, but I have never been treated as badly as I was treated by this "office manager." In spite of loving Dr. Miller and nurse CJ, I do not feel that I can continue to patronize an office that would allow such behavior towards their patients. If the office manager would have calmly and professionally told me they would not adjust my bill, I would not have been happy, but I would have paid it and continued with this doctor. There was absolutely no need to behave the way she did. I paid my bill and will begin with our new pediatrician as soon as possible.
by Michelle R XXX.XXX.7.3
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