Ratings for Dr. Takanori Fukushima
I am a doctor and I asked Dr Fukushima to operate some patients having very complicated brain tumors 5 Greek patients with skull base tumors and 3 Italians with skull base and intraventricular tumors had excellent operations and high quality of life
In December 2004 I was diagnosed with a brain tumor causing me to lose consciousness due to the fact that it was pressing on my brain stem. I was told not to let anyone local do the surgery - it was too dangerous. Dr. Fukushima performed the surgery at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV in early February 2005. He saved my life and I am forever grateful for that. I think he is a wonderful doctor - actually one of the best in the world and for anyone to say otherwise has not had much life experience, or else is the type of person who finds fault with everything and everyone. I did not see him a lot after the surgery, probably because he was flying to Italy the next morning to do another surgery. This did not upset me. When I did see him and interact with him, he seemed to be a kind, caring man.
In March 2010, Dr Fukushima removed a 4cm acoustic neuroma. I selected Dr Fukushima because I could not find another neurosurgeon with more experience in removing AN's. My post-surgical outcome has been great. I'm deaf in my left ear, but other than that, I have completely returned to normal activities. Vestibular physical therapy at UNC-Chapel Hill helped me a lot.
I had brain stem surgery back in Sept of 2014. SCARED TO DEATH!! BUT THANKS TO DR FUKUSHIMA AND HIS TEAM I have recovered successfully! I JUST WANT TO SAY THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! I met with him in July by Sept I was in surgery! Today is May, 2015 and I am back to working, driving, talking, doing my daily activities as normal! I would DEFINITELY RECOMMEND this GREAT man!!!!!!!
I was told by another neurologist that I had atypical facial pain. My facial pain got to be unbearable and the medications caused so many side effects. I had spontaneous pain at times; I even bit the side of my tongue. When a certain spot was touched, it sent tremendous pain through the left side of my face(from under my chin to my head). To make things even worse, the pain would intensify when I would: touch my face, kiss my husband, sing, eat, drink, wash my face, brush my teeth, try to explain something, get excited, talk, sneeze, and even when I hit a bump while driving. It has been painful while just lying in bed. The pain might last a few seconds then subside or might last a few minutes, especially when I was eating. Fortunately, I found DR.FUKUSHIMA, who understood my pain and offered treatment that other neurologists could not. In August 2001, I had surgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia, and it worked. I have been free of THAT CHRONIC PAIN ever since. DR FUKUSHIMA IS THE BEST!
Don't go to this doctor! He doesn't have a good moral ethic as a medical doctor and a person. My cousin has suffered with a complication after he operated her in 2010. He promised to my cousin's husband that his wife is in the good hand. He was late one hour and no apology at all. One of our neighbor who is Japanese told us that there was a big news in Japanese newspaper last year that one of his patients died because he and his team in Japan operated the wrong brain part. The patient's family confronted this, but he denied it. He thinks he is the best, but his arrogance have made that patient died. Finally, he and his hospital in Japan gave a settlement money to that patient's family to close the case. He also doesn't have a good moral as a person being as a womanizer. There were several cases against him about women too.
Dr. Takanori Fukushima's Credentials
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- Juntendo Univ, Fac Of Med, Bunkyo-Yu, Tokyo, Japan (Grad. 1973)
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