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DebbieM
07-04-2006, 05:44 PM
Hi all,

I haven't posted for a while here. I needed to take a break. Sometimes all this gets to be a little overwhelming after a while. I read that Linda mentioned about Dr. Gorek in SF. Is he one of the better doctors there? I will be going to SF for opinion # 4. Is the University better verses a private Dr. ? I just want an excellent surgeon as does everyone here. I am in Las Vegas and will travel for this surgery.

Debbie

SandyC
07-04-2006, 07:08 PM
Debbie,
You might try UCSF. There are a group of doc's in with Dr. Bradshaw's (though Bradshaw only consults now, no surgery) office that several people on this board have had their revisions by, including myself. I had outstanding care at UC and I would walk on hot coals for my doc, Dr. Deviran. Do a search on this web site and you should be able to pull up the doc's at UC

LindaRacine
07-04-2006, 08:38 PM
Hi Debbie...

Dr. Gorek is a Kaiser physician. So, unless you have Kaiser, I wouldn't pursue him.

I agree with Sandy about UCSF. You'll be in good hands with any of the spinal deformity surgeons (Sigurd Berven, Vedat Deviren, and Serena Hu).

Regards,
Linda

BTW Sandy, I assume you know that it's David Bradford, not Bradshaw :-)

LindaRacine
07-04-2006, 08:44 PM
By the way, here's the UC spinal deformity website:

http://www.ucsfhealth.org/adult/medical_services/spine/deformity/experts.html

SandyC
07-04-2006, 09:40 PM
Linda,
LOL :D .....menopause can be such a drag!!