Gary Rakes, MD

Gary Rakes, MD
Allergy Partneres of Charlottesville 183 Spotnap Rd Suite A Charlottesville, VA 22911
About

Gary Rakes, MD

"Real Solutions for Allergy & Asthma".
Dr. Gary Rakes is a lifelong VA resident who enjoys helping children and adults with allergies and asthma lead healthy and active lives.
Years In Practice 23
Primary Specialty

Asthma - Allergy Specialists

Gender Male
Education University of Virginia School of Medicine
Training University of Virginia School of Medicine
Affiliations Martha Jefferson Hospital
Certification Allergy and Immunology, 1997, 2007
Services Allergy testing (skin tests and serum "RAST" tests).
Subcutaneous immunotherapy (allergy shots).
Sublingual immunotherapy (allergy drops).
Lung testing.
Comprehensive evaluation for allergic rhinitis (hay fever), asthma, food allergies, coughing problems, atopic dermatitis (eczema), bee sting allergy. hives, sinus problems, and other allergic conditions.
Consumer Feedback
(20 Reviews)
Service
3.5 star average for Service
Environment
4 star average for Environment
Expertise
4 star average for Expertise
Staff
4.5 star average for Staff
Recommended
4 star average for Recommended
Value
4 star average for Value
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Recent Reviews
We have had an excellent experience with Dr. Rakes. He was recommended to me by two different pediatricians -- both of whom think he is an excellent pediatric allergist. A few things I particular appreciate: one, he thoroughly explains why he is recommending a particular plan of treatment (in a way that a lay person can understand) and welcomes questions; two, lab results are available online with his comments so I can read and think about the questions I have in advance of our appointment; three, nursing staff returns calls on a timely basis.
They either didn't read my information or didn't pay any attention to it. Even though they had my information right in front of them, I kept having to explain it to them and remind them why I was there. They didn't follow through with almost everything they told me I would get when I first arrived. I feel like they slighted me. One thing that I don't appreciate, is that they close exactly at their scheduled time whether someone needs help or not. I can't count on them to help me if I show up even a couple of minutes past their closing time.
Recent Polls
Were the restrooms well-stocked at this provider's office?
No, they needed to make more of an effort to stock them
Did this provider's staff seem to respect him/her?
No, it was obvious the staff didn't think he/she was qualified
Did this provider promise services he/she couldn't provide?
Yes, they were able to do almost nothing they originally said they could
Does this provider remember you by name?
No, and they don't make an effort to even try
Was this provider willing to stay open late to accomodate your needs?
Not at all. They closed early even though they knew I needed help
Did a staff member acknowledge or greet you when you entered?
Briefly, but they didn't make an effort to help me
Is this provider's business conveniently located?
No, its really far from the freeway and other shops
Did this provider answer all of your questions?
No, I left confused and frustrated
Does this provider have a good professional reputation within your community?
No, they aren't known for being skillful
Did this provider's staff seem to respect him/her?
No, it was obvious the staff didn't think he/she was qualified
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