Ratings for Dr. Manoj Bhargava
I had my ACL and meniscus repair by this man and 6 years later screws are coming out, extreme swelling, lots of pain. There was a complication during my surgery where his drill came out of my knee , left another unexpected scar, and hit another doctors hand, a complication which was only told to me after being re-admitted to the hospital due to extreme pain after surgery. At 21 I now have arthritis, tendonitis, and will need surgery not to repair a mistake I made, but one he made. Plus, every time I went in after surgery and told him my knee felt weak and painful, he said that it was normal. I am a strong athletic young girl who goes to the gym daily, so it is not that I did not strengthen my knee again, it is that he never fixed it but made it worse. Never did he care about me, and trust me he wont care about you.
Dr. Bhargava was great. I have had 4 knee surgeries from the same injury and Dr. Bhargava used an older technique that was never offered to me before. It helped me so much! Now I am able sit at work/through a full movie. My quality of life has significantly improved thanks to Dr. Bhargava and his creative thinking! Excellent surgeon! Great bedside manners!
Performed surgery for an ACL repair, though i ended up back in the ER 2 days later, for fevers and swelling at the surgery site, I had to see him 2 days after to get my knee drained. It all came back normal, and delayed my physio due to keeping my leg up. The wait times to see him are very long, and he is very quick to access you, he does answer your questions. Phil who works in the office is very helpful, but if you leave a message you wont get a call back very fast. Just keep trying until someone picks up. In saying all that, my recovery so far is really good. No crutches after 2 1/2 wks, walking at 4 weeks pretty much straight. Follow your physiotherapist suggestions and do them at home. That will speedy up your recovery. ICE ICE ICE when needed!!!! Cut at site is fine.
I would NOT recommend Dr. Manoj Bhargava. He performed surgery on my torn ACL, and meniscus back in 2009. He left two large screws sticking out of my knee that now causes me terrible pain to the surface of my skin. In addition to the screws, I have never felt I properly healed because there was never any instructions from this doctor, as he gave no guidance on what to do for recovery. I am now needing another surgery to fix his mess. Overall he did a terrible job, and left me with a massive scar. This doctor does not care about his patients, and is VERY unhelpful towards his patients. Trust me, from going to another doctor and receiving the care I do now, there is a huge difference between a caring doctor, and one that simply sees you as just a number.
I just recently had tears in my knees from a motor vehicle accident and will require surgery to repair tears in both knees. Ironic how Dr. Bhargava recieves some good reviews in his private practice, but denies people who truly require treatment when his cheques come from the insurance companies and not ohip. I hope no one falls victim to his greed as I have.
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