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Questions Best Asked Before Your Contemplated Surgery - New York, NY
- posted 2 years ago
- updated 6 months ago
- Not Worth It
- Cost: $15,000
- Barry Weintraub, MD (New York, NY)
Being Dr. W patient was the worst experience of my...
- 21 Dec 2010
Being Dr. W patient was the worst experience of my life. He created multiple complications which were never mentioned as possibilities prior to surgery. Due to Dr. W technique I was left with horrible scarring and a collapsed nose.
After months of being reassured that everything would heal fine, nothing improved; in fact it got worse every day. Finally I went for another consultation, but it took me a month of repeated requests before I was sent the operative report.
The operative report and medical records made no mention whatsoever of Dr. W tearing my skin during surgery or the resulting scar tissue for which I now need two additional corrective surgeries.
I now need to undergo and pay for two additional reconstructive surgeries for the sole purpose of undoing the terrible damage Dr. W did. In summary he created a deformity which was something that I never had before.
My situation has since improved. I made a request...
- 1 Nov 2012
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During follow up visits with Dr. W, the abysmal result was plain to see but rather than take these concerns seriously he told me to tell people I had a serious accident to explain the way I looked. On top of this, despite the fact that I had already paid in full what was initially quoted, I received multiple extra bills for months after the surgery was performed. I strongly recommend against seeing Dr. W for any surgical procedure.