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Old 04-04-2019, 12:36 PM
backpain backpain is offline
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Default which doctor to take

hi guys

looking for recommendation for ADR 2 levels L4...S1 from patients who already had surgeries with the below doctors

DR Desai, Bierstedt, Rischke???

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Old 04-09-2019, 09:57 AM
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Please see this topic:

https://www.adrsupport.org/forums/sh...ad.php?t=11053

Thanks.

PS: Moved this topic, it was in the wrong forum.
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Old 04-13-2019, 04:04 AM
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hi guys

looking for recommendation for ADR 2 levels L4...S1 from patients who already had surgeries with the below doctors

DR Desai, Bierstedt, Rischke???

thanks

If you are serious about getting the operation then try to talk to as many as you can, all three doctors you mentioned all have good track records and are popular choices but when it comes down to it, you will have to decide which doctor and which disc and which procedure is best for you.


I talked to a handful of doctors during my research and decided on the doctor that I thought was best for me, but what is best for me might be different for someone else.
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Old 04-13-2019, 12:31 PM
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To add: talk with the doctors and talk with their offices.

Obviously, trusting your doctor is important. Having a good rapport with the office staff means you'll be able work with them and get access to the doctor when you need to. Many good doctors lost business when their staff became obstructionist.
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Old 04-17-2019, 01:52 AM
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annapurna " talk with the doctors and talk with their offices".

"Having a good rapport with the office staff means you'll be able work with them and get access to the doctor when you need to. Many good doctors lost business when their staff became obstructionist".

Brilliant , a very very important point.. The office manager / staff are basically the gate keepers to the Dr. and many other important things. And can make life easy or very miserable. Glad you brought this up !

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