Monday, March 18, 2013

The Good Doctor


This lovely woman from India is diminutive but dynamite.  While visiting South Carolina several states and miles from home, Dr. Swapna, used all of her medical knowledge to both placate and cure me when I became ill.  Her professionalism and personal charm is just what one needs in a doctor when far from one's own primary physician.  Wish I could take her home with me, but I doubt that I could persuade her to leave the Charleston area where she and her husband and two children have found a home that she loves outside of India.

21 comments:

  1. Doctors and nurses from INdia are indispensable to US healthcare.

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  2. So comforting to find caring physicians away from home! Glad you are better now.

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  3. sorry to hear you needed a doctor. very happy to know you found such a good one.

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  4. You made a wonderful portrait of her. Hope you are well.

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  5. She does have a lovely smile. Glad that you are well now.

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  6. How fortunate you were to have her care for you there! I hope you are feeling better, Kate. It is always difficult to be ill away from home.

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  7. Requiring medical help while traveling always produces a little anxiety. Finding a friendly physician as you did in Dr. Swapna was, well?, 'Just what the Doctor ordered!"
    The Doctor is very photogenic and your photo captures her well!

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  8. She has a shy but warm smile, doesn't she?

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  9. I'm glad you found her!

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  10. Great post! Wish you didn't need a doc while you were here, but glad you found a good one, that helps!! Feel better!!

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  11. glad you found good care there! she has a nice smile. :)

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  12. Sorry to hear you were sick. It is always a scary thing to be sick so far from home. You made a nice portrait of the young doctor.

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  13. She's lovely Kate, you were lucky to find such a good Dr while away from your regular GP.

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  14. Diminutive dynamite is hard to find and can be dangerous...you were lucky to find such a person who had taken the Hippocratic Oath and not the Hypocritic Oath! Glad her nature was explosive in a good way and that she lit the fuse that brought you back to health!

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  15. Delightful photo Kate! You captured her warmth beautifully!

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  16. Sick & away from home is the very worst! And what a trooper you were to make it a photo op! Good portrait of a lovely woman. I hope you won't need to rely on her again during your stay.

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  17. She looks amazingly like my doctor here in Texas, who actually gave me a hug when I left her office today because I was feeling rather stressed!

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  18. I am so glad she took good care of you! Can't have Charleston slipping up during your visit. You should tell folks her name! This is a very flattering recommendation.

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  19. Ooops....read back and see that you did mention her name!

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  20. Nothing worse than falling ill on a vacation. Hope your 100%.

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  21. It would be nice to have a doc with a smile like that . The smile would cure a lot of things.

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