Michelle McFarlane, MD

Guthrie Provider


Care Provider Overall: 
Provider Reviews: 
  • Clinical Details
  • Education
Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • Amputees/prosthetics
  • Botox injections (for cervical dystonia, UE spasticity and migraines)
  • Electrodiagnostic studies
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine care
  • Traumatic adult brain injury

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N.Y. (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
Professional Memberships: 
  • American Medical Association
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, N.Y.

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Guthrie Patient: January 2019
Dr. McFarlane is a very kind, caring and compassionate provider. She has earned my trust.
Guthrie Patient: December 2018
she was the first to understand that I had a real problem.
Guthrie Patient: December 2018
Very argumentative and condisending with me. Thought she was just having a bad day my first visit. Second visit behavior was the same as her first, unacceptable.
Guthrie Patient: September 2018
no I will not recommend this provider. have been through these procedures before, so am already familiar with the traditional , conservative methods. Someone else would not understand because there isn't any freedom to speak with this physician.She doesn't want to hear what you have to say.
Guthrie Patient: August 2018
The provider seemed very unprepared for my visit.
Guthrie Patient: August 2018
I live in Walton, NY and previously had a 3 month wait to see a provider with my back issue. My initial appt with this provider took ONLY 4 days which quickly put me into a treatment plan. I was very pleased that this could happen!
Guthrie Patient: April 2018
Did not say what she thinks is wrong - just suggested xray and PT. A few times asked me a question but cut me off before finishing a sentence. Did not discuss medications (I did not expect to). I have only met this doctor one time, have not built a repport with her.
Guthrie Patient: February 2018
while she listened she really offered no help. she was to call me back with another appointment for another dr she wanted me to see and nothing
Guthrie Patient: February 2018
I felt like my visit was somewhat brushed off as being she's just a whiner
Guthrie Patient: November 2017
She said I had a bunch of test done already, but the test I had done had to do with cancer, not the problem I am having now. She acted like I was wasting her time.