Do not see this surgeon. I had a known condition that could cause complications before surgery and Dr. Wallace did nothing to prevent the issue in a subsequent operation. When the complication occurred again, Dr. Wallace refused to see me or even talk with me about the issue. He had his nurse call me and say Dr. Wallace would not see me.
Absolutely horrifying experience with this doctor. She operated on me to remove my gallbladder when I clearly had other more severe issues with my liver. I nearly died within days of that surgery - because she ignored the very obvious condition and caused my liver to decompose radically. She should have paused and recommended a GI specialist review my condition. Additionally, she is cold and has the worst bedside manner I've ever encountered. Run, don't walk to the team at CMC Main.
Dr. Wallace caused severe complications during my gallbladder removal. He was dismissive, aloof and his PA asked me to lie to the anesthesiologists trying to repair the damage Wallace had done. Due to his lack of knowledge I contracted a post op staph infection, sepsis and spent 5 days in the hospital. I have had 4 procedure to try and repair the damage he has caused. I would not put anyone's health in his hands. He needs to be retrained on robotic procedures and care of patients
Would absolutely tell ANYONE who wants the best ALL around surgeon in Mecklenburg County and surrounding areas...this is definitely the person you are looking for!!
Dr. Weilbach performed my robotic gall bladder surgery. She was wonderful. Attentive and explained the surgery fully so I knew what to expect.
wonderful surgen & staff
My name is Mark Tolley. I was diagnosed with acute diverticulitis with 2 cysts. Dr. Webster has performed 2 different surgeries on me. One to save my life, and the other to put me back together again. His is a supreme professional who not only will explain clearly what he is going to do, but also his expected outcome. He is a warm and caring man who I owe my life to, and to whom ever may read this, he is a doctors doctor. You need only meet him to feel confidence and trust. #OldSchool
Dr. Weibach helped me through trauma surgery, as I obtained an unexpected bacterial infection that could have taken my arm, let alone my life. She was fabulous in explaining all aspects of what I went through, and what to expect. She was available when needed, and her sense of humor brought me great comfort.
Dr. Zbinden was very thorough in my preoperative appointment. He was prepared with my health history and gave me extensive information about my procedure and expectations regarding aftercare. Dr. Zbinden even drew me a skech of what he would be doing in my procedure and answered all of my questions in detail. Post surgery I had some questions and he returned my call personally. He took his time and was never rushed...rare for busy surgeons! He is an extremely talented physician.
I had hernia surgery by Dr. Wallace a few years ago, and not a day goes by that I don't regret it! I suffered a complication called Testicular Ptosis. My cremaster muscle was severely cut/removed. This has damaged my life! Dr. Wallace was just dismissive. I could not recommend Dr. Wallace to anyone.
If you can say a surgical experience was wonderful-this one was! Dr. Blitstein has given me my life back. I have been sick for over 2 years with stomach issues, acid reflux, a huge hiatal hernia, and debilitating-heart attack like pain that was followed with continuous vomiting. Got referred in May; in July he performed a laparoscopic hernia repair and the LINX procedure. I was up walking that night, went home next day, no pain meds needed. Now eating normally with no pain. Life is good.
Love Dr. Pederson!!! He was recommended to do my "clear margins" surgery after a lump that was removed was found to be sarcoma. He did a WONDERFUL job maintaining the look of my thigh as closely to normal as possible. My scar healed beautifully. Very knowledgeable about sarcoma and the treatment. Looking forward to my six month post-op checkup tomorrow. Can't say enough about the fact that I trust his education completely with this scary diagnosis.
I have found Dr. Burgess to be a highly skilled surgeon and physician. While sometimes his bedside matter is much to be desired, all you have to do is ask him a question and he will answer it. He always made sure to explain everything and understood what to expect. Remember, we are not there to make friends and if you want a skilled doctor that knows what he is doing, he is your man. If would go back again if I needed to, no hesitation, even though he went to Chapel Hill. (joking)
I am so happy we were referred to Dr. Blitstein for my sons surgery. His confidence set my mind at ease. He communicated with us extremly well and answered any questions we had. Dr. Blitstein is a rare find and I would recommend him to anyone!
Outstanding. Emergency laproscopic appendectomy. He explained, he cut, I was cured. Made me feel at ease before surgery, made me feel at ease getting staples removed. Excellent doctor, highly recommend.
Lied about cancelling surgery and trying to contact me for a week just so he could blame another doctor for the mix up. Was not notified until I arrived for my surgery at 5am that day.
Outstanding physician
Two weeks ago I had both my gall bladder removed and the Linx procedure for acid reflux done at the same time. I had taken omeprazole for years and was getting concerned about the loss of bone density (a common side effect). Dr Blitstein performed the surgery and it went so incredibly well that I was able to go home that same day. Today I am omeprazole free, pain free and eating with no backlash. I would recommend Dr Blitstein to anyone in need of a general surgeon with great bedside manner.
Dr. Bhasin is an excellent surgeon. I felt safe and he is very good at explaining everything and has a great bedside manner. He took excellent care of me. (Emergency Appendix surgery)
My experience with Dr. Blitstein could not have been better. I am one of those individuals that has never had a procedure go smoothly in a hospital. I can't help but feel that I "lucked out" this time. This surgeon isn't into scheduling where ever he has an opening, he doesn't compromise his patient's surgical procedure or healing time to get you in and out. If this surgeon needs Robotics for your procedure he will insist on it. Ten stars for this surgeon. Check him out.
Does not listen to symptoms concerns. Difficult to have a two way conversation, not friendly at all.
Dr. B. Blitstein is an outstanding doctor. He took care of my daughter's and husband's hernias. Quick recovery for them, area looks good. Very thorough and caring. Explains everything that is going on before and after and great bedside manor. Would highly recommend.
I had two procedures with Dr McElwee, the first for hemorrhoids, and because I was pleased with the outcome for the first, and because of his experience, I arranged another for my varicose veins. What both encounters had in common was mediocre-to-poor patient instruction as to risks or possible side-effects and what I saw as very lax pre-op and post-op instruction from Surgical Specialists, the practice he works for. Dr McElwee himself is competent but pretty cool. Not a hand-holder.
Dr. Bhasin takes the time to explain what he thinks needs to be done, why it needs to be done and exactly how it will be done. He has an excellent bedside manner and did a wonderful job with my surgery.
Dr. Pederson is very caring and personable. He took his time to thoroughly answer all of my questions. His diagnosis was accurate and my surgery went very well. I would highly recommend him.
Excellent doctor
The most uncaring, obnoxious and pompous Physician I have ever encountered in my career and I am in the Heath Care field. Would never recommend him. He is in the wrong field. Maybe he should have been a Vetinarian
Operated on me for a gall bladder removal. This is the only surgery I've ever experienced. It went flawlessly.
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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Dressing And-Or Debridement Of Wound, Infection, Or Burn (Incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Open Incisional And-Or Ventral Hernia Repair
Appendectomy, Open
Colon And Rectal Surgery
Excision, Shaving, Or Destruction Of Skin And Subcutaneous Tissue (Incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Port Placements Or Replacements
Excision Of Skin Lesion
Gallbladder Removal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Transplant (Incl. Enterectomy)
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy Or Excision
Wound Repair
Hemorrhoidectomy Or Excision Of Anal Tags
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic Or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Removal Or Destruction Of Rectal Or Intestinal Tumor (Incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy And Control Of Hemorrhage)
Umbilical Or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Excision Of Breast Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Thyroidectomy Or Thyroid Lobectomy
Abscess Or Fluid Incision And Drainage
Breast Surgical Procedure
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Splenectomy And Splenorrhaphy
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Heart Surgery
Removal Of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection Of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Stomach Surgery
Head And Neck Surgery
Tracheal Surgery
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Biopsy Of Breast
Destruction Of Anal Tumor
Open Diaphragmatic And-Or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Varicose Vein Procedure
Fistulectomy Or Fistulotomy, Anal
Incision And Removal Of Foreign Object
Skin Grafts
Thyroid Lobectomy
Bile Duct Procedure
Excision Of Stomach Tumor
Open Thymectomy
Thromboendarterectomy Or Excision Of Infected Graft
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Bladder Surgery
Dialysis Access Procedures
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, Or Vessel Exploration
Fecal Impaction Removal
Proctectomy, Open Or Laparoscopic (Incl. Swenson And Duhamel Procedures)
Revision Of Arteriovenous Shunt For Renal Dialysis
Vaginal Surgery
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Reconstruction
Carotid Endarterectomy (Cea) Or Excision Of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Endovascular Repair Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair Of Aorta
Excision Of Rectal Tumor
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, And Stenting
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Removal Of Arteriovenous Shunt For Renal Dialysis
Varicose Vein Surgery
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography And Plethysmography
Anoscopy With Removal Of Anal Tumor
Aortic Repair, Open Or Repair Of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Biliary Drainage
Colectomy And Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, And Sigmoidoscopy
Cyst Incision And Drainage
Destruction Or Excision Of Vaginal Lesions
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Excision Of Parotid, Sublingual, Or Submandibular Gland
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection Of The Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic Or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Pancreatectomy (Incl. Pancreas Transplant And Whipple Procedure)
Puncture Aspiration
Renal Transplant And Nephrectomy
Repair Of Anal And Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair Of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Procedure
NC, Huntersville, NC, 28078
Surgical Specialists of Charlotte, P.A.
(704) 895-9390
Surgical Specialists of Charlotte, P.A.
10030 Gilead Rd
NC, Huntersville, NC, 28078
Surgical Specialists of Charlotte, P.A.
(704) 895-9390
Surgical Specialists of Charlotte, P.A.
10030 Gilead Rd Ste 245
NC, Charlotte, NC, 28262
(704) 547-9196
101 E W T Harris Blvd Ste 2221
NC, Charlotte, NC, 28262
(704) 547-9196
101 E W T Harris Blvd Ste 5103
NC, Charlotte, NC, 28210
Surgical Specialists of Charlotte, P.A.
(704) 542-3631
Surgical Specialists of Charlotte, P.A.
10512 Park Rd Ste 101
NC, Matthews, NC, 28105
(704) 841-1444
1450 Matthews Township Pkwy Ste 250
NC, Charlotte, NC, 28207
Surgical Specialists of Charlotte, P.A.
(704) 364-8100
Surgical Specialists of Charlotte, P.A.
1918 Randolph Rd Ste 130
NC, Charlotte, NC, 28207
Mercy Medical Plaza
(704) 333-0741
Mercy Medical Plaza
2001 Vail Ave Ste 320