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Dr Simka (Poland)

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Dr Simka (Poland)

Postby Edser » Thu Oct 29, 2009 10:30 am

Good evening,
I was diagnoised with PPMS 17/02/2009 & i've my 2nd MRI+MRV 11/11/2009.I've made an appointment with Dr Simka 30/11/2009.
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Postby bestadmom » Thu Oct 29, 2009 11:17 am

Hi Edser,

I can't wait to hear how it goes with Dr.Simka. He seems to be an amazing man. We spoke thru Facebook about coming to NYC.Are you still planning to?

Michelle
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Postby Sharon » Thu Oct 29, 2009 1:59 pm

Awesome! Glad that both of you have your appointments with Dr. Simka -- keep us updated.
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Postby Edser » Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:23 am

Good morning,
Thank's to everyone who has replied to date :-) All i need now is to book some flight's to Katowice(Poland) So if there anyone out there that might know the cheapst way from Cork(Ireland) it would be most appreciated,Hotel's,Taxis etc...My appointment is 30/11/09.Ihope Dr Simka can do something for me.I beleive he can/will :-)
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Edser

PS:Michelle,NYC is still in the pipe line,i'll see how this goes first.
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Postby kinga » Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:32 am

Hi Edser'
I heard about You on polish forum.Glad you decided to go to Poland for usg.Dr Simka is very nice person,I hope he'll help you.I've seen him few days ago,I wanted to ask him if he is sure he is polish...because typical docs here are not nice at all :cry:
fingers crossed for you!
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Postby Edser » Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:39 am

Czesc Kinga
My finance who is also Polish has been talking to MARIAN a few times.He appears to be a nice person,so fingers crossed :-)
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Postby Ana » Fri Oct 30, 2009 5:06 am

Hello Edser,

Dr. Simka is very nice. Unfortunately (or fortunately) he has a lot of work actually so he doesn't answer mails as quickly as in September when he did my scans. He used to reply me within hours.

He did my scan at the hospital in Tychy but actually he seems to do the examination in Studzionka (located between Pszczyna and Jastrzebie, a bit south from Katowice). So I know only some hotels in Tychy.

Polish taxis are a lot more cheaper than in Germany (and probably in Ireland). Driving to the hospital only coasted for me about 3,20 Euros (4 Zlotys equals 1 Euro). Moreover the taxi drivers are nice, honest and on time. You will find out that these often racist jokes about all Polish being criminals and making their livings in stealing cars are absolutely wrong. People there are very nice, helpful and polite (and even the landscape looked cleaner than in "tidy" Germany).

Especially younger people understand some english whereas the older ones often understand german. But in any case it is good to know some basical polish. People tend to be more open-hearted if you can say hello and thanks in polish.

Hope this helps!
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Postby kinga » Fri Oct 30, 2009 5:08 am

Edser,
I'm also polish and I love my country,but if you have incurable illness such a ms ,our docs treat you terribly :twisted: like,"doc,i'm so tired,please help me somehow....oh,you are too fat ,that's why you are tired!" so Simka looks like diamond to me.
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Postby Edser » Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:48 am

Czesc Kinga.
Did you ever try EFT(Emotional Freedom Technique) this may help.
Never judge a Book by it's cover.
Edss Before Procedure:6
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Postby Pepe » Fri Oct 30, 2009 12:10 pm

Hi Edser,

Erika told us that she stayed at

http://hotelarena.com.pl/arena/index_en.php in Tychy (?)

There is a Hotel in Pszczyna called Hotel Piaskowy. You can look for it by Google.

You will find a train timetable at:

http://rozklad.pkp.pl/?q=en/node/143

You will find a bus timetable from Krakov at:

http://www.rda.krakow.pl/en

I hope that all these informations can help you to plan your travel.

Pepe.
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Postby fernando » Fri Oct 30, 2009 12:14 pm

Hi Pepe,

¡Bienvenido! (welcome)
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Postby Pepe » Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:15 pm

Thanks Fernando,

Hi all,

Fist of all, I would like to express my gratitude to everybody in this forum. I have learnt a lot reading hundreds of your posts. So many thanks to you, Fernando, and Juan, for your translations. So many thanks to Joan for everything she is doing. So many thanks to Erika for all the practical informations she gave us. So many thanks to the webmaster of CCSVI site. So many thanks to Gici and Rici and Ana and Radeck and Sharon and mrhodes40 and cureorburst and...the rest of members of this forum. You can not imagine how usefull is the information you provide to us, the begginers.

I am not a MS'er. It is a member of my family and we will visit Dr. Simka next December.

Pepe.
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Postby Edser » Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:39 pm

Adres szpitala w Katowicach:

Klinika Chirurgii Naczyniowej i Endowaskularnej "Euromedic"

Katowice ul "BARTOSZA" Głowackiego 10

mariansimka@poczta.onet.pl
[home phone number removed by moderator] Dr Marian Simka
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Re: Dr Simka (Poland)

Postby ErikaSlovakia » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:31 am

Edser wrote:Adres
Klinika Chirurgii Naczyniowej i Endowaskularnej "Euromedic"

Katowice ul Głowackiego 10



Hi everybody,
it is ul (street) Bartosza Glowackiego 10.
So, do not forget the Bartosza!

Erika
Aug. 7, 09 Doppler Ultras. in Poland, left Jugul. valve problem, RRMS since 1996, now SPMS,
- Nov.3,09: one stent in the left jug. vein in Katowice, Poland, LDN, never on DMDs
- Jan. 19, 11: control venography in Katowice - negative but I feel worse
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Postby Edser » Sat Oct 31, 2009 1:23 am

Never judge a Book by it's cover.
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