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TALL PEOPLE: Where can I get a white coat that fits?

Discussion in 'Clinical Rotations' started by Jzan, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. Jzan

    Jzan New Member 5+ Year Member

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    The META brand coat our school provided is just too short on me. I had to get a 2xl but its too wide and the length and arms are too short. I start my rotations soon so I need to get one asap! Thanks for any help.
     
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  3. Bertelman

    Bertelman Maverick! 7+ Year Member

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    Not sure if you are aware, but med students wear SHORT white coats. It's not because you're tall that it barely extends beyond your waist.

    Seriously, though, my school bought us Fashion Seal. I wore a 42 or a 44, and it was fine....I'm 6'4"
     
  4. Jzan

    Jzan New Member 5+ Year Member

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    :laugh: i know that!

    i was just wondering if they actually came in tall sizes. so the sleeves on the brand you have fit ok?
     
  5. Blue Dog

    Blue Dog Fides et ratio. Physician Gold Donor SDN Advisor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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  6. Bertelman

    Bertelman Maverick! 7+ Year Member

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    Well, I would always put a single roll in the arms of the dress shirt, so I actually didn't mind the coat sleeve being a little short. I didn't expect it to fit like my bespoke coats.
     
  7. Funky

    Funky This space is for sale 10+ Year Member

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    this reminds me of that scrubs episode with that tall doctor that jd and turk took the lab coat from to make the world's tallest doctor
     
  8. ericdamiansean

    ericdamiansean High Profiler 7+ Year Member

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    Tailor-make it..just take a sample and bring it to a seamstress, choose the material, they should be able to customize one just for you
     
  9. Blue Dog

    Blue Dog Fides et ratio. Physician Gold Donor SDN Advisor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    Aetna shirt will do semi-custom work. They're like the Mercedes-Benz of lab coats.
     
  10. Dunce

    Dunce Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Ouch. With the options I picked it totalled about $95
    Mercedes-Benz? . . . more like Ferrari
     
  11. Blue Dog

    Blue Dog Fides et ratio. Physician Gold Donor SDN Advisor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    Skip the undercoating...it's a ripoff. ;)
     
  12. ESPNdeportes

    ESPNdeportes Member 7+ Year Member

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    If you're tall and think your white coat is short, wait til you have to wear scrubs. I'm 6'5" and our scrubs are way too short on me. I look like a kid who's growing like weeds and their parents can't replace their old, short pants quick enough.
     
  13. Jzan

    Jzan New Member 5+ Year Member

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    ^hhaha thats why i never wore scrubs during anatomy lab. a tall friend of mine used to wear scrubs where u could see about six inches of his white socks... not a good look!
     
  14. Bertelman

    Bertelman Maverick! 7+ Year Member

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    Go XXL- wear those bitches, I mean britches, like MC Hammer.


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  15. ericdamiansean

    ericdamiansean High Profiler 7+ Year Member

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    If you have something like this, people won't be looking at your socks:laugh:
     

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