And then I get this a few hours later. To: Sean Camden From: Doctor #2 MD Received: 04/14/2011 5:39 PM Sean, I would make an appointment. Just as an aside, the email system should be used only if you can wait 24-48 hours for a response. It is not for more urgent needs. Hope that […]

And I sent another message to doctor #2 just in case. Head cold, 10 days To: Doctor #2 MD From: Sean Camden Sent: 04/13/2011 11:49 AM It’s been going on since Sunday the 3rd and my left ear hasn’t unplugged for any notable length of time. Doctor #1 still shows as being ‘out of office.’

I wrote back a few days later because things hadn’t improved. Head Cold, 10 days To: Doctor #1 MD From: Sean Camden Sent: 04/13/2011 11:36 AM I came down with this Sunday of last week and it has not improved by any notable amount. Any new advice? P.S. I really don’t blame you for being […]

The response came from my primary doctor. RE: Cold leading to ear ache To:Sean Camden From: Doctor #1 MD Received: 04/07/2011 1:36 PM Hi Sean Doctor #2 and I are a bit confused as to who you identify as your Doc. Either way is fine but we request you only email one or the other […]

I sent this using the hospital-supplied messaging system to an alternate doctor because, according to the system, my primary doctor was not in the office at the time. To: Doctor #2 MD From: Sean Camden Sent: 04/07/2011 10:27 AM Hi, I came down with a cold last Sunday night and now my head is clogging […]