At Tue, 18 Mar 2008, michael brill wrote:
>who is the Doctoer in New York?
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>To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 7:29 PM
>Subject: I'm seeing Dr. Redan
>> Sender: email@example.com (dawn)
>> Subject: Re: I'm seeing Dr. Redan
>> I am glad that you are working on getting to see Dr. Redan. I just
>> came home from my visit to see him. He was very Nice and easy to
>> communicate with. He was very understanding and extremely knowledgeable
>> with all areas of our conditions. Christine with CAPPS was very helpful
>> and she was there for my appointment . I too have been dealing with
>> adhesions for years and many surgeries. I had a wonderful Dr in Atlanta
>> who was a wonderful help but he was limited to the female pelvic area
>> only.I was able to go 51/2 years with out an intestinal blockage or
>> major pain due to the use of interceed barrier. When the intestines
>> became so involved then I knew it was time for better. I feel that Dr.
>> Redan is it. He has the ability to use the barriers and take special
>> precautions to slow the production of adhesions and know all the
>> different thing that adhesions can cause and is willing to help. What
>> we all need to realize is that, no matter how good the surgeon,
>> adhesions will find its way to cause havoc on our lives they are
>> inevitable but, he can help make the times in between longer and better.
>> We also have to find ways to accept it and make our lives cope with it,
>> pain meds are not the only answer they can also cause more problems with
>> adhesions.Everyones conditions are different and different things work
>> in different ways. He was well worth the trip and His staff and CAPPS
>> will be there to help.
>> One word of advise when you make plans to go to Celebration, make sure
>> you give yourself extra time due to unforeseen problems etc.. Dr
>> cancellations or delays, or additional testing,they are Drs. and they
>> do have emergencies My appt was for Mon Am and was canceled, I had appts
>> there with other Drs. too so they had me fill out paperwork then see
>> him later if he made it back, and they would work me in ASAP I seen Dr.
>> Redan the next am and he made plenty of time for me.
>> For those out there who dont think it is worth the trip to celebration,
>> because they have not had good experiences with surgery I hope that you
>> would reconsider or at least get a referral to someone elsewhere in the
>> USA he would know them because they get together for conferences, He new
>> the Dr in Atlanta and his Brothers in California and NY.Lis your
>> sentiments were right on the money Good Luck with your trip
>> At Mon, 25 Feb 2008, Lis:- wrote:
>>>I want to thank those of you who have seen Dr. Redan at the
>>>Celebrations Hospital in Florida and encouraged the rest of us to
>>>consider a consultation. Because this seven week long episode has left
>>>me distended like I'm seven months pregnant and wheezing from the
>>>constant pressure on my lungs,I decided to take my health back into my
>>>own hands. I canceled the next two tests the GI doctor ordered, filled
>>>out the initial online paperwork and submitted it.