Root Leslie
Legacy Health Partners

Leslie Root, MD

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Internal Medicine, Board-certified
  • Languages:

    English, Interpreters available for other languages
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 5.0 OUT OF 5 ( 223 RATINGS & 120 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Broadway

Year I Started Practice: 1997
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center

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5.0 out of 5     223 Ratings     120 Comments

Dec 13, 2021
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Very satisfied doctor took time to talk and was friendly.

Dec 9, 2021
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Dr Root is always focused on my needs, listens carefully to me, explains everything completely. I feel blessed to have her as my primary physician.

Dec 8, 2021
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It is a privilege to have Dr Root as my primary

Dec 6, 2021
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I have been seeing Dr. Root for many years. She is truly OUTSTANDING!!!

Dec 1, 2021
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The visit was good.

Dec 1, 2021
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Mutual plan.

Nov 29, 2021
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Dr. Root is outstanding. She listens to my concerns, is very knowledgeable, compassionate, and knows me well.

Nov 24, 2021
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From the front desk to the MA to Dr Root everyone was pleasant and supportive.

Nov 15, 2021
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Leslie Root is the best doc I have ever had

Nov 15, 2021
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It's always a good experience. Thanks!

Nov 10, 2021
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Dr. Leslie Root is a fabulous MD and we are very loyal to her and have been for many years. She provides excellent healthcare.Thank You Dr. Root!

Nov 10, 2021
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Dr Root is exceptional

Nov 3, 2021
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Dr. Root is excellent doctor, thorough, intelligent, compassionate & patient. The best!

Nov 3, 2021
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Very good experience with my provider. I had a fall and my back hurt, she had me take x-rays and follow up with me the same day. I've been with Dr. Root for years, and she is the "best."

Nov 3, 2021
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I followed Leslie Root from her prior practice. She is the reason that I come to Legacy. Always caring, professional and exactly what I look for in my primary doctor.

Nov 1, 2021
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Dr. Root always takes to explain everything and to answer any concerns I have.

Nov 1, 2021
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As a middle school teacher, I want my students to be seen and heard. As a patient, I want to be see and heard! Dr. Root is personable; she asks "the right questions." Those question are deep questions that cause me to consider my care, given family health issues, more seriously. I feel respected. THANK YOU, Dr. Root.

Nov 1, 2021
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Leslie Root is a superior physician - empathetic, kind and sharp. I really admire her and would recommend her to my family and friends.

Oct 27, 2021
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Dr Leslie Root is arguably the best doctor I have ever had. She is knowledgeable, warm & caring.

Oct 27, 2021
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Dr Root was very helpful answering my questions - I'm so happy to have her for my doctor!

Oct 27, 2021
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Dr. Root is awesome. The very best and cares about [name removed], and his health. We are EXTREMELY pleased with Dr. Root.

Oct 25, 2021
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Dr. Root always answers all of my questions. She is a great doctor.

Oct 21, 2021
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My experience with this office has always been excellent and even better in the last couple of years. Wait time to get from the waiting room to see doctor and time spent waiting in her operatory have both been greatly reduced. I feel the scheduling is much more realistic. Dr. Root always makes time to hear all I have to say and she's answers everything thoughtfully. If she doesn't know the answer she and says she will find out. She always makes sure I know what is expected for me to do and the portal has all the info before I get home. Everyone in the office always seems to be at ease, respectful and friendly. Why do I like and respect her so much? She is kind, warm, compassionate, caring and VERY smart. My husband didn't know why I went across town to see a dr and one time needed to come with me to one of my appointments. When we left, he said I see why you want to continue with Dr. Root and you definitely should.

Oct 21, 2021
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Dr root is the best her MA catherine is super

Oct 18, 2021
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Really heard, listened to and responded to. That is not typical of my experience from other providers.

Oct 18, 2021
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Don't let her retire!!

Oct 14, 2021
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Dr. Root is a top-notch physician. She remains up-to-date, explains the relevance of clinical studies, and is a phenomenal communicator of complex subjects. I have the utmost trust in her care and feel so very fortunate to have her as my physician. Thank you, Dr. Root.

Oct 7, 2021
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Dr. Root has been my provider for many years. I hope she will be my provider for many more. The Legacy Broadway Clinic has a stellar reputation. I see many patients in our clinic who are served at the Broadway Clinic and all have glowing reports. The physician team is excellent.

Oct 7, 2021
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Best Internist and staff that I've ever experienced.

Oct 7, 2021
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Dr. Root is a well regarded professional, not only by me but by her fellow physicians (I've checked). I respect her opinions and health care, and she respects my opinions and objectives. I know I receive excellent care from her.

Oct 6, 2021
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The office is organized and takes COVID seriously which I appreciate. I like that the MAs take manual blood pressures. The MA for my visit was excellent!

Oct 1, 2021
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Dr. Root walks on water in my book.

Oct 1, 2021
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Dr. Root is the best PC I have ever worked with - She is clinically competent & current, easy to discuss anything with, nonjudgmental, kind & direct.

Sep 30, 2021
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Dr. Root has become my trusted advisor with all of my health concerns/preventative care measures. She listens well, is compassionate and provides clear recommendations for my care.

Sep 29, 2021
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Dr. Leslie Root is an excellent listener and advocate for my well-being.

Sep 1, 2021
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Dr. Root did a thorough examination and asked many questions to determine what my current condition was that day. She a extremely courteous, professional and caring.

Sep 1, 2021
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Dr. Root is the best! I never feel rushed, she listens, suggests & allows me input for my treatment. I just hope she doesn't retire before I die!

Sep 1, 2021
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I always have a good experience with everyone in this office -

Aug 30, 2021
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Everyone in the office was very helpful. Dr Root was particularly knowledgeable in her diagnosis and advice to resolve my medical issue- which was very painful for me and due to her advice I was totally pain free within four days.

Aug 26, 2021
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Dr Root listened to my explanation of my health issue, asked questions and diagnosed what was going on. Treatment will begin right away. I appreciate her sincere care and concern and am very glad she is my doctor.

Aug 23, 2021
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I always have a very good experience when I visit with Dr Root. Have been seeing her for over 20 years.

Aug 18, 2021
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I love Dr Root and her staff. Always friendly, courteous, professional and knowledgeable.

Aug 18, 2021
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Leslie has been my doctor for more than 20 years and will go above and beyond to help me

Aug 16, 2021
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I was granted a slot for a cancellation, which I greatly appreciated. Unfortunately, the PA let it be known the cancelled appointment should not have been filled. That was not information which should have been shared. And more importantly, Dr. Root is not an easy person to get an appointment with, but she is the best, so worth any wait, so if there is an unexpected cancellation, the PA should not be irritated about the appointment being filled. That being said, everyone has a bad day, so I do measure her care based on one unfortunate experience.

Aug 16, 2021
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Wonderful doctor. I appreciate her and the whole team.

Aug 16, 2021
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Thank you for the thoughtful and comprehensive response to my health care needs.

Aug 4, 2021
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Dr. Root is an excellent healthcare provider.

Aug 4, 2021
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Dr. Root is the best! She is caring and knowledgeable. I trust her completely.

Aug 4, 2021
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Dr. Root is without question, the best dr. I have had as a PCP in [years removed]. She is professional, knowledgeable & friendly.

Jul 26, 2021
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I'm always treated with respect in this office. And pandemic precautions are followed to my satisfaction.

Jul 21, 2021
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Dr. Root and her medical assistant Kathryn spent a great deal of time with me and we're both very empathic and listen carefully to my concerns. I appreciate their follow up plan and look forward to engaging in the outcomes. I think them each For their incredible care.

Jul 21, 2021
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All good. Always listens

Jul 21, 2021
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DR. ROOT AND I DISCUSSED ALL MEDICAL ISSUES THAT WERE OF CONCERN TO ME. AS ALWAYS, SHE WAS WELL PREPARED, PROFESSIONAL AND TOOK GREAT INTEREST IN ENSURING THAT I RECEIVE ALL INFORMATION, TESTS, REFERRALS AND FOLLOW-UP PERTINENT TO MY HEALTH. DR. ROOT HAS BEEN MY PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN FOR APPROXIMATELY 25 YEARS AND ALSO TREATS SEVERAL MEMBERS OF MY FAMILY.

Jul 14, 2021
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I have always had the deepest respect for Dr Root. She takes great care to listen to my questions and gives honest responses. She manages to gather up all my various health care appointments from other specialist providers, and keep my overall health in a organized manner. She is always up to date with the latest health issues. I've already told her she is not allowed to retire while I'm alive.

Jul 12, 2021
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Dr. Root is a great listener and partner in managing my health care. I feel confident in her knowledge and expertise.

Jul 12, 2021
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I use my health to communicate with this office and view labs

Jul 12, 2021
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I love my doctor!

Jun 30, 2021
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Awesome provider!!

Jun 30, 2021
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Prescriptions never got called/sent to pharmacy. Had to call back about this.

Jun 23, 2021
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Dr Root was very pleasant, asked about my family shared some information about her family. Remembers info about my family and health info about my family. I felt she genuinely cares about my health and my life in general.

Jun 21, 2021
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Dr. Has always provided excellent care for me.

Jun 17, 2021
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Dr. Root is always so organized, thoughtful, efficient and a delight to work with

Jun 16, 2021
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Dr. Root will continue to be my only PCP until she retires or my insurance makes me to someplace else. The front staff can be a bit testy at times, but Dr. Root and her MA are the best care team I've had. Thank you.

Jun 16, 2021
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This provider is excellent, thorough and compassionate.

Jun 10, 2021
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Dr. Root is extremely attentive and caring and is the best physician I have ever had!!

Jun 9, 2021
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The physicians and MAs at Legacy Broadway clinic are excellent. They're knowledgeable and kind. The only improvement could be to the wait time, which is always more than 15 minutes between appointment time and when the physician appears.

Jun 9, 2021
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she is the absolute best. always takes time to listen to all of my concerns and I always leave feeling better about my healthcare.

Jun 7, 2021
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this was my first visit with Dr Root. I came with multiple health issues and she was prepared, had reviewed my chart and listened to all my concerns before proposing a way forward. it was a huge relief to know when was engaged and proactive. I'm grateful she was able to take me on as a patient.

Jun 7, 2021
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fantastic physician

Jun 2, 2021
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Dr. L. Root is very kind.

May 27, 2021
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My insurance is Regence and accepted at your office but because I'm an individual and not on a group plan, I pay out of pocket to see Dr Root. I've been with her for 25+ years, and would continue paying out of pocket to see her because if I ever have a serious problem that needs to be covered with insurance, I know she will make sure I'm in the best of hands to be taken care of. The problem is not with Legacy, the problem is with insurance companies and what they don't offer to the self employed for options with health care.

May 24, 2021
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After15 years, we have a relationship that is solid, open and honest. I depend on her professional advice. She is an excellent Physician.

May 19, 2021
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Dr Root is a skilled and empathetic clinician. I feel she cares for me as a whole person and not jus a diagnosis to treat. Her MA Catherine is truly her extension and I feel total trust with both of them. the front office folks were very kind and efficient.

May 12, 2021
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I have very positive experiences visiting Dr Root and her stuff. Always very professional and helpful.

May 12, 2021
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Well, I'm over [age removed] years old and Dr. Root stands out as having a complete tool kit as a healing practitioner. In fact, I'd say she is my favorite physician of all time! She communicates exceptionally well: listens with an unconditional attitude, paraphrases to insure accuracy of perception, probes gently to further explore issues and which clearly indicate she has read my quite long winded history. She seems current in state of the art medical research. She responds quickly to messages and prescription requests. Most importantly, her positive energy and eagerness to connect are evident the minute she walks in an exam room. And I love her sense of humor! I hope she can stay a happy soul because she is so needed by those of us in the last few years of sitting on this rock in space.

May 10, 2021
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Excellent understanding of medical and social issues. Seriously good at working through problems and explaining the logic. Pleasant, kind, attentive, and good-humored. I am a tough consumer, and she is great.

May 10, 2021
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Always great care across the board with Dr. Root and staff. I feel so lucky!

May 6, 2021
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most extraordinary doctor ... listening, knowledge, personable

May 5, 2021
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I have complete confidence in Dr. Root for all of my health needs.

May 5, 2021
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Dr. Root is amazing! I appreciated her immediate follow up after I was seen in ER over weekend. She is everything I desire in a PCP

May 5, 2021
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I always enjoy talking with the doctor's assistant. Dr. Root takes time and listens. She is very good at suggesting medication without pushing it, ie being respectful towards my opinion. I have been very impressed how she has maintained a positive attitude throughout the pandemic.

May 5, 2021
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Dr Root is always accessible and easy to talk with. She stays current in treatment modalities and perspective..She and Cathrine, MA, are a great team.

May 5, 2021
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the provider talks to me with respect

May 3, 2021
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Dr. Root's regular nurse wasn't there, the substitute was not a very friendly lady. Not too kind when I asked questions and asked if she was going to clean the temp gage after using it on me she hung it up before cleaning it. Not good!

Apr 28, 2021
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love my doctor and staff

Apr 26, 2021
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very professional, well informed. personable.gets things done. excellent physician and staff

Apr 15, 2021
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listened to my concerns

Apr 14, 2021
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my provider is amazing.it was a bit frustrating to have an hour delay in seeing my doctor, I have still received calls post visit about scheduling the appt and there was no communication or acknowledgement fromthe front desk regarding that there would be a substantial delay in appt tims

Apr 12, 2021
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Dr. Root said that she would call me back and sent me a message that some one in the office would follow up with me. But the person who called was really able to follow up with me about next steps i.e. a MRI. Dr. Root recommended seeing Legacy Orthopedic but didn't put in an order and I don't know if I do need an order or not. So on that part I wish Dr. Root would have had the time to follow up and perhaps she didn't.

Apr 5, 2021
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my visit, as usual, was exactly what I needed. dr root is professional, knowledgeable and thoughtful.

Mar 31, 2021
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Leslie Root is an exceptional doctor - best I have ever had.

Mar 31, 2021
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Dr. Root is a great listener and always attentive to my questions, needs or concerns. She is professional and personable. She is also very knowledgeable. Best GP provider I have ever seen.

Mar 17, 2021
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Competent, caring office with great respect and availability. Always answers questions and issues promptly

Mar 15, 2021
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Dr. Root checked me over very well. She seemed interested in me.

Mar 15, 2021
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everyone in the office is so great warm and friendlyshow a caring attitude

Mar 11, 2021
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very caring

Mar 11, 2021
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excellent as always. will never change doctors until dr root retires

Mar 10, 2021
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Dr. Root is an outstanding physician and kind person.

Mar 10, 2021
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Injured ribs and got in right away to determine extent of injuries.

Mar 3, 2021
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I really am happy that Dr. Root is my new PCP. She is great!

Mar 1, 2021
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I love Dr. Root. I trust her, she is always attentive and positive. Her assistant Cathy is a rock star too!

Mar 1, 2021
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My husband and I see Dr. Root as our PCP. We feel VERY fortunate to have her as our physician.

Feb 24, 2021
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This visit was a complete evaluation of my medications after interaction between three medications seriously lowered my blood pressure causing me to become very sick. Dr. Root collaborated with me to consider changing some of them. In the end, we changed three and I left with a plan to phase out the old meds and phase in the new one. I am a 23-years plus patient of Dr. Root's. She saved my life once by catching a heart condition before I had a heart attack. I highly value her interest in both my health and me.

Feb 24, 2021
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especially welcoming to all ...which is important to me since i an in a family of many races.... WONDERFUL

Feb 24, 2021
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Dr Root was very sensitive to my comfort and feeling of safety during my physical which I very very much appreciated. She listened to all of my concerns and respectfully discussed the issues and always does her best to do all that she can to help and coordinate care to the best of her ability. She is always on task with things and I feel well cared for by her even when we don't always know the anwers yet to the different health issues.

Feb 24, 2021
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Dr. Root was friendly, informative and figured out my problem.

Feb 18, 2021
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I love Dr. Root! She knows me from being a patient and I would never consider consider another doctor!!!

Feb 17, 2021
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it's always a pleasant experience coming to this office. Dr. Root is extremely competent. she makes me feel at ease with my medical issues. I'm fortunate and very happy to have her as my primary physician.

Feb 11, 2021
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Dr. Root is thorough and up front on medical issues. She takes the time to listen and makes me feel comfortable.

Feb 11, 2021
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This was my first visit to Dr. Root. She was very thorough in looking through my My Chart and making sure she had all the documents brought together. I was very impressed with her ability to quickly understand my current medical state

Feb 10, 2021
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Dr. Root has been amazing and although I have only seen her a few times, she is very informed of my life and health circumstances.

Feb 10, 2021
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Dr. Root has given me exceptional care and support over my many years as her patient. She is extremely personable during our appointments and she is incredibly knowledgeable out the issues for which I am being treated. She always gives me a choice, and encourages me when I have doubts about a certain medication or test. She explains everything. Couldn't ask for a better general practitioner in my opinion!!!

Feb 8, 2021
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I have a great patient / doctor relationship with Dr. Leslie Root, and she goes out if her way to make sure that I have the best healthcare available.

Feb 3, 2021
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Always an excellent experience. Thank you.

Feb 3, 2021
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Leslie Root is my doctor and she is a brilliant physician and just the greatest person as far as I am concerned. Her nurse, Katharine is wonderful as well and the front desk staff know their stuff. Every visit is great.

Feb 3, 2021
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Dr Root, her assistant and front desk person, were all exceptional. Supportive, knowledgeable, respectful and positive. I appreciate their excellent skills and they make healthy living a priority. Very encouraging.

Feb 3, 2021
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Dr Root is an excellent provider, really helped me evaluate my meds with her philosophy of less is more! Messaged me back within minutes of my X-ray results! She is definitely a 5 star legacy dr

Feb 1, 2021
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Dr. Root is terrific - the office is just to busy. They can't return phone calls quickly. I can't get in to see the dr. quickly. The staff gets things mixed up easily...

Jan 28, 2021
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as always, Dr Root listened, asked questions, made sure we talked about ALL my concerns, tasked about alternatives to my current plan, and more. I never feel rushed with Dr Root. she is caring and comfortable to be around. i'm thankful to be her patient.

Jan 27, 2021
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Dr Root and Kathryn her assistant are absolutely amazing. They go above and beyond. I'm blessed to have Dr. Root as my doctor.
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