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Dr. Andrea Veljkovic's Ratings

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For over a year and a half i had been confronting a severe charkot foot issue. It wasn't until i was seen by Dr, Veljkovic that the situation began to turn around and progress was made. Dr. Veljkovik is a member of group of doctors that have basically given me my life back. She has a absolutely wonderful attitude and personal manor about her. She does not give anything except an honest opinion and it is done with a combination empathy and pointed advice. Dr. Veljkovic takes charge and makes it clear as what she expects of her patients. Without her skills and ability to utilize them my outcome would surely have been vastly different. I can highly recommend her as a surgeon and as an all round "good person". She is "first rate".

Submitted Sept. 5, 2014 | flag

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Dr Andy is the best surgeon I have ever been with , she is a very caring and understanding surgeon. And she knows her work and is very professional . Her staff is awesome they made me feel very comfortable with no worries. Thanks so much for what u have done for me

Submitted June 28, 2014 | flag

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I owe my "new foot" and my improved health to Dr Veljkovic. I spent 6 months in physio before being referred to her when it was decided I would need surgery to fix my flat foot. From our first meeting I was impressed with her knowledge and her determination to help me get better. She was very clear with her description of the surgery and what I could expect afterwards. I always felt like I was in the best possible hands, which as someone who works in the health field myself, is a huge relief! Even as I was being sedated in the OR, I could see her smiling face and focus and felt very safe! The two surgeries went perfectly and my recovery has been smooth. I consider myself very fortunate that I had her as my surgeon because my surgery was very complicated. "Andie" exemplifies the qualities you would want in a surgeon. She is brilliant, a great communicator, compassionate , empathetic, thorough and just a down to earth nice person. I consider myself so fortunate to have her as my surgeon

Submitted June 27, 2014 | flag

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From the first moment I I have met dr. Veljkovic I was impresed by her knowledge and professionalism. I do not see very often. Her care and prognoses of my multiple fracture (ankle, tibia and fibula)were spot on. Only highly knoledgable doctors have ability at the moment when they see injury they know what to do to help that patient heal properly.Also, she is so busy with to many patients, but she is always in a good mood, never showed any sign she might be tired or stressed out. Andy genuinely care about patients well being. Andy is a perfect example when someone enter medical proffession and have knowledge, professionalism and love for people, that person will become the best doctor. Thank you dr Andy from Jasminka for your amezing work, you have helped me when I needed help.

Submitted June 21, 2014 | flag

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Absolutely amazing - great bedside manner, puts you at ease, excellent surgeon, very knowledgeable. Very friendly and helpful staff. Best pre-op, surgical and post-op experience of my life with the most positive results.

Submitted June 17, 2014 | flag

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I broke my leg in a horrible accident. It was so bad I didn't think my life would be the same again. Dr. Veljkovic pieced my leg back together with a rod through my tibia and multiple screws around my knee and ankle. Now just 4 months later I'm walking without an aid and soon I'll be back to my normal life. By talking to her you can tell she truly cares about her patients and that she takes pride in her work. Thanks Doc, I'm eternally grateful.

Submitted May 24, 2014 | flag

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Andi (as she likes to be called) is by far the best doctor/surgeon I have ever had. She is extremely knowledgable, passionate and precise. She tells it like it is and this is what I appreciate the most about her. I have seen her many times and always leave with a huge smile on my face, even after surgery. You honestly know she cares when she visits you in the post operative room more than a few times. If it weren't for her, her team at Toronto Western Hospital and Pivot Sports Medicine I would not be walking. Her art is such a gift to this world. I can't thank her enough. Also, her receptionist Senela, is wonderful. So helpful and calm. I can't imagine the amount of phone calls and people she gets prodding her everyday and she always returns my phone calls and greets everyone with a warm smile. Her position has to be one of the hardest and she handles it with such grace and tact. As hard as foot surgery can be this was such a great experience... almost like a foot spa :) (lol).

Submitted May 10, 2014 | flag

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At my 1st appt Dr “Andie”, in her casual friendly way, clearly articulated her planned surgical rectification & hazards. The surgery in late Nov 2013 was an enhanced challenge, she having undertook what normally takes 2 operations (owing to my having to travel from NS). Her exceptional skill and confidence shined bright in that she had to ‘on-the-fly’ modify an unforeseen foot bone flaw mid-surgery which the observing surgical resident (student) Drs did not believe could be done during the time constraint of the surgery. Dr V’s prescribed pain meds worked well – till I whacked the toe of my cast resulting in a torque of my foot inside the cast & huge pain for 3weeks (Lesson learned – the foot is not invincible inside a cast!) Two months later the new weight bearing Xrays showed perfect alignment (No pronation!) – at 4mo I was without even a cane! Next foot will be in 1.5yrs, without nervousness. Sanela her receptionist is a treat – super helpful! Ontario’s gain was the Maritimes loss!

Submitted May 1, 2014 | flag

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I spent over a year with a crippling sesamoid bone issue. I went to several doctors and none could help me. I forced my family doctor to send me for a MRI and then to a specialist. Man am I happy it was Dr. Veljkovic. Within the first 5 min Dr. Andy had bet her self that she knew what the issue was and indeed she won. She knew without looking at the X-Rays that I had previously had a 5th metatarsal injury and could tell immediately why I was having so much pain. The solution was to re-arrange my foot so it strikes the ground properly. She cut my heal bone (by using and aligned it with the tibia, and also raised my big toe so it was no longer the main point of contact. She also reworked my ligaments so the toe would pull to the right instead of directly down. I'm at about 11 weeks after the first surgery now and feeling great. I can't wait for full recovery and to start running again. I can't thank Dr. Andy (and her people) enough!

Submitted April 9, 2014 | flag

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Ruptured my achilles tendon playing football, was seen by Veljkovic and the best word to describe her as a doctor is confident. She is no nonsense, very straight forward and very passionate about her work. She told me she loved doing achilles repairs which put me at ease. The surgery was everything i could have asked for. 4 months post surgery there is no swelling, the scar is minimal and im already back to light jogging, swimming and have my normal life back. My physiotherapist is constantly telling me how much better my ankle looks than other achilles ruptures shes has seen. If you get a choice choose Veljkovic, shes the greatest and immensely exceeded all my expectations.

Submitted March 19, 2014 | flag



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