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Cathy Rochford

Long Beach, NY

On March 14, 2012 at the age of 52, I had spinal fusion surgery of T3 - L4 by the brilliant Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei. My experience was great starting with Dr. Boachie and his wonderful office staff (Lindy, Tom, Theresa and Cynthia). They were always helpful with any of my questions or concerns and would always calm my fears. The wonderful care continued at HSS. My Pre-Op testing was a long full day and I was treated by the most professional, courteous and understanding staff that put me at ease. The day of surgery - that care continued - I was treated so well I couldn't believe how calm I was. My anesthesiologist Dr. Michael Urban was wonderful and checked on me days after to monitor my pain. Most importantly, my family was treated very well and was kept well informed during my 7 hour surgery. During my 10 day stay at HSS the treatment I received by doctors, nurses, aides, PT, even housekeeping - everyone... was extraordinary! It has been 3 months and I can't believe how great I am doing. HSS is the best hospital and Dr. Boachie is amazing! Thank You to all.