one year ago he did laminectomy on my mother vertebrae. during the hospitalization, he just visited one time and in the hospital they give my diabetic mother, dextrose serum for 2 days and controlling her blood sugar ( which of course is high while patient receiving dextrose ) and inject insuline. 2 month after surgery still she was not able to walk properly and he recommend physiotherapy , one month later as still she could not walk properly we ask for an appointment ,he refuse to see her now is one year from the day of surgery I want to show her MRI of her vertebrae and brain MRI to the doctor , they are not giving me an email to send the MRI to doctor ,and telling me to fax the MRI, my mother is not in USA now and she can not walk and every day get worse and she developed brain atrophy after this surgery , and i can not talk to doctor to explains her situation
I love Dr Massoudi I had my first surgery on 8-8-08 I has compression fracture on my L-5 I was 28 when it happened I went to mission hospital they found the problem & refereed me to him but cause of my insurance I had to jump through some hoops I hurt my back in December of '07 but cause of him being so busy & my insurance I didnt get in to see him til April which was hard on me cause my primary doc wouldn't give me pain meds but I had a lawyer so my lawyer had to find a doc for me so could get some pain relief but I had to get all these mri & CAT scans it was a process but he was just making sure everything was in order I had to wait til August to get my surgery but he did a good job he had to do another surgery cause I got a staph infection from hhospital & it made the first surgery collapse so he had to go in a clean it up & put pins & metal & fake vertebra but Im in pain but thankful I can walk I wouldnt trust another doc with my back
Dr Massodi performed a back surgery on my mother about 2 month ago and he did such an exceptional job. My mother was up and walking one week after her spin surgery. My mother is so happy with the surgery and Dr Massodi that she asked me to write this comment for him, so others who are looking for a great neurosurgeon would consider and look him up.
Dr. Massoudi recently performed spinal fusion surgery on me. It is too early to determine the efficacy of the operation; but, Dr. Massoudi appears to be a very competent neurosurgeon. However, during a final pre-surgery visit I was advised that I would need a back brace and that I should be fitted for one before leaving the office. I left the office with a back brace. Three weeks after the operation, Massoudi Inc. sent me a statement wherein I discovered that Massoudi, Inc. had billed my insurer $1455.75 and had been reimbursed in the amount of $726.33. Massoudi, Inc. billed me an additional $128.17 to cover the disparity between the reimbursement and what they wanted for the back brace. Massoudi Inc. received total compenation in the amount of $854.50 when the actual retail cost of the brace is approximately $279. Massoudi Inc. could have fitted me and then told me I could purchase the brace on the open market for $279. They didn't.
Office staff must take a lot of heat and it shows(or is it arrogance?) It takes forever to get an appointment and then you get bumped and rescheduled and bumped again weeks later. I can only imagine how bad post-op follow-up must be.
Though a top rated neurosurgeon, this physician has no ability to work in patients who are having complications from surgery that he performed. I had to wait 2 months after noticing a complication from a spine surgery he recently did. I waited the 2 months for the FIRST AVAILABLE APPT, only to have them call and cancel it 2 days before--he was "too busy". The next available appt they could possibly schedule was ANOTHER 6 WEEKS AWAY. Though he is a skilled surgeon, he is simply too busy to see you if you need unexpected care after surgery. I'd look elsewhere, regretably. I'm picking up my records and trying to get in to see some other neurosurgeon.
Excellent doctor, compassionate, able to address my issue that need to be urgently taken care of. I had a Cervical Disectomy with Plate and Screws. Every radiologist and doctor who has seen my films told me this Dr. did a great surgery one me.
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- GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE (Grad. 1991)
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A new 1-star rating has been posted. "one year ago he did laminectomy on my mother vertebrae. during the hospitalization, he just visited one time and in the hospital they give my diabetic mother, ..."September 22, 2014
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