Dr. Richard Brower, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

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  • 27 responses
  • 5 reviews
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5 out of 5
- in Akron, OH |

On Monday, May 25 my life changed in a way I thought it never would. I had been experiencing dibilating back issues. I had been under the care of a chiropractor, NST, Physical Therapy had a spinal injection and rounds and rounds of steroid and pain medications. Finally I was referred to Dr Brower. I'm happy to report 1 week post-op my pain is gone and I'm able to walk, sleep, shower and drive. Dr Brower and his team really are the BEST!!!

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1 out of 5
- in Akron, OH |

If I could give no stars I would. I chose him knowing his bedside manner was poor but his skill was known to be good. In the end, his approach was so abusive, I doubt his skill mattered much. He's mean and rude, and shared my health info with people I didn't approve. I was stressed and depressed for months after spinal fusion. When he came in after surgery, he and his posse stood several feet from the bed, never came close, never touched me. It was bizarre. Run away. Choose a doc with empathy.

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5 out of 5
- in Cottonwood, AZ |

In 2000 Dr. Brower performed an anterior lumbar fusion on L3-4. I was pain free. He advised me to change jobs, as it was very hard on my body. I didn't and in 2008, he did an XLIF fusion on L4-5. I have since retired. I have occ. pain, which is controlled with Tramadol--no narcotics. I am also 30 lbs.overweight, which doesn't help my spine or any other joints. Dr. Brower has NO bedside manner. He is often blunt & will hurt your feelings. But, he's very skilled & the doctor you need in the O.R.

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5 out of 5
- in Medina, OH |

After experiencing significant and debilitating sciatica for nearly 10 years, I was recommended to Dr. Brower by my family doctor. Dr. Brower quickly and accurately diagnosed my problem being Spondylolisthesis after a consult (before I even had an X-Ray/MRI) in his office. Dr. Brower then recommended the XLIF procedure to fuse my L4-L5 and this was completed in May 2015. I have been 99% pain-free since August 2015 and I am now 100% fused 10 months-post op with no/miniscule nerve pain to date!

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5 out of 5
- in Akron, OH |

Minimal invasive back surgery. Walking the day after surgery. Back to work fourth day after surgery. Does not sugar coat diagnosis our options.

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