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Had an ORIF with dr pryor in scottsdale az on aug...

had an ORIF with dr pryor in scottsdale az on aug 10 2012 , had a broken nose and deviated septum .. dr pryor " promised " to improve some aesthetic issues as well . he " promised " to thin out sides of bridge , reduce nostril size a bit , and most importantly shave down the dorsal bump on bridge ... instead , he showed up 40 minutes late to surgery , which worried me right off the bat , i almost got up and left . when he did arrive i told him " dont screw this up , this is my face " . he smiled and said " no problem " . while he is a nice enough guy , i didnt go to him for his personality . what ended up happening is after surgery , he came out to my wife and told her he " didnt " get around " to slimming the nostrils a bit , but things went well .

the next day i knew right off something was off , he told me to wait for the results the 6 to 10 months it takes for swelling to go down , but that he had done the slimming down of the bridge sides and bump on nose . but he said he " added " cartilage ... months later i kept trying to conact him as i could see my nose has a wierd bumpy shape to it , it is now really wide at the lower bridge to tip and thick like jimmy durante where as it used to be slimmer from the bridge to tip , there is two knots of bone on the left side of bridge and on the upper right side by my eye that were never there before . there is no real shape to my nose now as it looked better before when it was broken .

now it looks like this bumpy mass down the middle of my face . i tried several times to contact him and he doesnt have the guts to get back to me , but he had his assistant send me a letter saying that he performed an ORIF and that it would doing the aesthetic improvements would have been done as a courtesy , even though he looked me in the face in consultation and promised these things , which is the reason i let him do the surgery , now after the surgery im told it wouldve been done as a courtesy , and it was a courtesy he decided NOT to extend to me against hie PROM ISES as it wouldve costed more for the anesthesiologist and the nurses etc ... even though he himself was 40 minutes late to surgery as the staff and myself all sat around waiting for him to show up ...

i didnt even go to my december appointment with him as i was worried about what i might do if i saw him face to face , and after getting the letter from his assistant basicly telling me i was SOL ... i am now 7 months after surgery left with an oddly shaped boney nose with lumps on the lower left side and upper right side , ive lost the bridge shape of the nose to a lumpy mass . my nose is oddly thick at the bottom , and im stuck with it the rest of my life . this dr has no remorse or any class at all as i thought he wascool at first , and he did meet us the next morning after surgery and told myself and my wife he did everything he promised , except for trimming down the nostrils a bit , which he said he decided i didnt need . after that never heard from him again , im assuming because he knew id blow up on him after the truth came out and the shape of my nose began to show itself ... to all that are looking , this is my face and my personal experience , and thru that i feel i have the right to my opinion , if a dr makes a promise , brings you into surgery , opens your face up , and then completely screws up , people should be warned ... i believe he just wanted to get me in and out for a quick turn around surgery , make his money and move on . ive been told by other docs i shouldve seen before after computer animations , shouldve gotten procedure goals in writing , and shouldve shopped around more . and that the result i have is what its gonna look like forever , basicly im screwed ... the total cost of bill was 15,000 which was then lowered as it was thru an insurance provider so he gets less as the insurance provider brings him more clients thru the program ...

if he had simply told me the aesthetic wishes wouldve costed a few more bucks i wouldve gladly paid for the desired result , but he didnt , his assistant did afterwards . in other words , disaster . my nose is still slanted to the left drasticly , the bump on my nose is now BIGGER than before , my tip of my nose is now bulbus and round , i am pissed , and this dude could care less , never heard from him again as he hasnt the guts to call me . thing is he made these promises right in front of my wife , his assistant was never there during these cosultations , yet she is the one who contacted me afterwards to tell me what was done ... and what courtesy might have been offered to me if he was in the mood ? what a joke

pics now

total disaster , still slanted , much wider than before , fat and bulbus on bottom , and tip , im so upset i could explode , dr pryor straight up lied to me in conference with my wife as only witness in conference , he cut my face open , and made my nose bigger than before , total jerk ...


he promised to thin out sides , promised to thin out tip ... its now wider , promised to make dorsal bump straight , its exactly the same , untouched , i will now include pic of me before op , it was better then ...

before op pic in red shirt

you can see the side dorsal bump is the same , but he made my tip thick and wide whereas before it had a thinner ( than now ) point to it , he actually made it worse , why rip someones face open just to screw them , what an ass pryor is , hope i never run into him , it wont be pretty ... it will not be a very pleasant discussion ...

do not go to this dr

please dont anybody put yourself what this dr has put me thru , he never called back , he knew i was upset , had his assistant send me a nasty letter , telling me what he promised when she was never in one meeting , he is gutless , weak , and immoral , i lloked sooo much better before surgery , dont breathe any better in my right side that was busted , look terrible mis-shapened , i just dont know why i talked my self into believing this guy just because he seemed like a good guy , im distraught , it looks like hell , i hate this guy ....

singing off

so , this is my 9 month check in and will be closing account but this was my particular experience and i understand expectations are sometimes met , i guess its all relative . appreciate all previous responses ...


pics now at 10 months , nose still slanted , he added cartilage tto my right side in the attempt to straighten broken nose it is becoming more and more obvious that nothing was done right , the cartilage protrudes now more than the nose had ever looked before , he was supposed to straighten dorsal profile and it now is more pronounced and hooked , my nose looks huger than it was before , this scumbag dr pryor should lose his license as far as i see it , showed up 45 min late , didnt do anything he promised , and he made my nose wider at the bottom ... instead of straightening and fixing the broken nose , he just added cartilage to the right side to try and make it look straighter that way , so , its still broken to the left side of my face and then he added cartilage to the right side , so now it looks really wide and the tip is bulbus , whereas it had a thinner point and tip before surgery . DO NOT GO TO DR PRYOR , HE IS A LIAR AND AND IMMORAL HUMAN BEING THAT WILL LIE TO YOU , THEN MAKE HIS OWN DECISIONS ON WHAT HE WILL DO MID SURGERY , DISREGARDING EVERYTHING WE AGREED ON BEFORE SURGERY ... HE SUCKS ... CUT MY FACE OPEN FOR THIS RESULT ...

pre op pic

also , dr pryor chopped out part of the tip of my nose , its just wierd lookin now , notice picture from before surgery from left side , i had a normal natural point to tip , now its chopped and gone

closing account

closing account , wife reminds me im not a dr and my expectations arent always feaseable ... so with that it was just one persons experience , good luck to all
Scottsdale Facial Plastic Surgeon

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3 out of 5 stars Overall rating
3 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
4 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
3 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
2 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
2 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
3 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
3 out of 5 stars Wait times
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