Ratings for Dr. Charles Agbi
Dr Agbi is a kind and knowledgeable doctor. My recent diagnosis with a tumour was frightening and out of the blue. During my initial consultation, the doctor I met with was a "fellow" of Dr. Agbi. I was given a remarkable amount of information, worrying statistics, and told I'd learn more at my follow up, 4 months later. It was a difficult period to wait, with a lot of fear and little context. However, after meeting with Dr Agbi, I have had all of my questions answered, a thorough explanation of my scans, my prognosis, the treatment options and the treatment plan going forward. He readily agreed to provide me with a referral for a 2nd opinion, discussed the more holistic view - how the tumour is impacting me, both physically and mentally. Dr. Agbi made certain I understood everything and listened to my concerns / questions with patience, empathy and sensitivity. I am grateful to be in the care of this doctor, I have great confidence that I will get the best possible care.
Dr Agbi is a gifted surgeon. I had a Pituitary adenoma removed by him June 2016. Its true he does not talk much but who cares he knows what he is doing and in my experience having spinal surgery also in the past most surgeon dont talk much and yes maybe they have a big ego. But that is the kinda person i want fixing me. When i met him i could just tell by his demeanor and confidence that he knows what he is doing. My surgery and recovery was flawless and the staff at the civic was beyond excellent. His assistant Kathy is also amazing women. Thanks You Dr Agbi
Dr Agbi performed a Decompression Surgery on me for Chiari Malformation. When I saw him my body was gearing up to have a Stroke. He performed the Surgery within 6 days after meeting him. I needed a pretty serious Surgery in Terms of how much of my Brain was effected and he did an excellent job in the Surgery. I do have to admit that he was always late for Appointments (but that's pretty common with any Doctor) and he doesn't like to talk a lot. Really didn't offer me much help at all after the Surgery except for Ordering several follow-up MRIs so definitely have a decent Neurologist before heading on to Agbi if you need somebody to help treat the Symptoms of your Disease but as far as Surgery goes (which is what he is, a Surgeon) then I would have to give him Top Marks.
An amazing Dr with a sense of humor! Did wonderful for me Had Benign Brain tumor Aug 2015 I would highly reccomend him any day His entire team are kind Easy to understand and I owe my life to God who created this talented surgeon!! Thankyou
I would not be typing this review if it hadn't been for this amazing person. I collapsed with a brain aneurism and woke up several days later totally unaware of the tremendous effort and dedication Dr. Agbi and his staff employed to save my life. Specifically, my boyfriend still recalls the facial expression on the team members when they emerged from the surgery many hours later...exhausted but victorious. I have had folowup appointments with clear explanation and instruction, MRI s and so on to ensure I am still clear of potetial danger. The only reason I give a lower rating for punctuality is due to the fact that unfortunately I have never met the wonderful person responsible for me being here as he is always busy and a representative of the staff fills in for him. We are very fortunate in this city to have such knowledgeable dedicated surgical leaders available to us. I am forever greatful to God, friends and family for their prayers, and Dr Agbi and all the terrific staff who have helped me so far.
Where does one start, Oh yes, his ego. Open the door wide because it needs room to enter before he does. And if he has his clones with him you are just a body with an issue and he uses you to "teach" them. No eye contact, talks way too fast so he can get on to the next patient and show his clones how brilliant he is. 4 years later I am sitting on the floor, in pain because he decided it was too risky to operate and basically it was thank you very much, next. I have no love for teaching hospitals and when I am there I now know to demand no students so I get one on one face time with a doctor. I am NOT a guinea pig and he is not a coward.
Acoustic Neuroma tumor, surgery date was June 25th. Two weeks after, feeling pretty darn good. I'm a single mom, with 2 young boys. Dr. Agbi is an extremely skilled surgeon. Will I be included on his Christmas card list... Most likely not, but that's not what I was looking for, I was looking for a confident and skilled surgeon, and this is exactly what I got. I'm very blessed and fortunate to come out of this on the positive side. No paralysis. Headaches, yes, expected this. Complete hearing loss on side of tumor location, another expectation. My walking and balance have been pretty good. After a 10-12 hr surgery, I'm so very glad of the outcome. Than you Dr. Agbi.
Everyone here can say what they want, maybe he didn't give them the attention they wanted, like dogs, but this man is amazing, sometimes he may be late for appointments, maybe he had other things to do, I have had these issues happen to me but, a man who is this busy, training students and such, has a lot of things to do, I'm 24 years old and was supposed to be dead from my brain injury, until DR. Agbi took over, he is the kind of "this is what were doing" person, and he is incredibly smart, he has saved my life twice and I cannot state how much of a lifesaver he is.
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