I had cervical fusion and told the doctor under no circumstances to touch the more than two levels. I had four surgeons check all film and reports prior to my operation, all agreed. Against my wishes and all of the advice of other doctors he fused an extra level. My pain is now agony and in places I never had pain and at levels higher than before. The hospital lawyer refuses to give me anything I signed allowing this extended surgery to happen. In fact I sent the Doctor three letters, one certified, one faxed and one by email telling him not to touch that level. Can he operate on anything he wants when you are unconscious? He also put two screws in wrong and cracked my C7 vertebrae. The C6 screw is too low and fusion cannot occur. He forgot to put one other screw on that holds the plate.I contacted the Hospital and the President said if I come to see him he will have security toss me out. This was 2 months after spinal surgery. The Doctor who did the operation said he no longer wants to work with me and to find another Doctor. I asked the in house Attorney to show me a release form for this procedure and he refuses. A radiologist from the hospital said they are covering up all of the mistakes he made and they think he did not perform the entire operation, because the mistake do not match his 20 plus years of work. He refuses to state he did the entire surgery. Please this is a New York case, only answer if you are interested and in NY or want to give me helpful information. I have been told I might need a third surgery because of this butcher.
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