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"I have never found a doctor that was so smart and keeps up with everything like he was. He searched until he found me the number 4 doctor in the United States." He wanted to send me to the number one doctor but they were too far. Now after the surgery, I go to him for follow up appointments. He is very caring. He is wonderful. If I have questions and I have to call and leave a message, they will always call right back.

-Wanda W.

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charged us over $84,000 for TWO of its surgeons (why two?) to do a 45-minute, emergency laparascopic appendectomy on my 15-year-old son." Take a close look at that number. EIGHTY-FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS. Forty-two thousand for one surgeon, and forty-two thousand for another surgeon. This is independent of the hospital and emergency-room charges. This is just for each of the surgeons. No facility. The best part is that, within a month of getting our bill,
sent us to collections. If this is what you are looking for in a surgeon, good luck. This has been our nightmare. It has pretty much torn my family apart, ruined our finances, and caused great suffering.

-B K.

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Surgery reviews in Bakersfield

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Fractured my left ankle last summer and went to St.
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's Hospital.. They took an x-
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and I had a fracture that needed surgery. I was referred to
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at Buffalo Orthopedics. He was very nice and knew what he was doing. I needed to go to surgery that night to have the ankle put into place and surgery about a week later to have a plate and screws put in to fix the break. I am a diabetic so this was a problem for me. Dr.
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did a great job in putting my ankle together and then referred me to physical therapy. He is very caring and is very prompt with his appointments. He is now treating me for trigger finger and the cortisone injection helped a lot. He did a great job with the surgery and I am happy to be walking again. Office staff is wonderful too.
- Mary Ann G.
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was kind, caring, and an excellent patient educator. if I require surgery on the chest, I would certainly use him.
There is an old medical aphorism that "The patient must know that you care before they care what you know". Dr
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both cares and knows. Is very well educated with all of his training at U. of Virginia, one of the top in the nation.
- Richard P.
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Dr.
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helped me through a very tough time with an eye issue, which thank goodness has now resolved.
His care and responses to my concerns and ongiong anxiety was nothing like I had experienced in my life. This is what a doctor does and is - cares, responds and honestly reassures.

- Shaleen S.
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While developing a very deep and painful infection under the skin and having it surgically opened is not my idea of fun, my experience with Dr.
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was wonderful. Even though I was in a lot of pain by the time I saw her, she made me feel comfortable and at ease. After examining me, she was very forthright about my options and how each one would play out. I chose to have the in-office procedure performed and was grateful when Dr.
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did not beat around the bush regarding what to expect in terms of initial pain and recovery. She has a gentle though direct bedside manner, which I found to be incredibly helpful in preparing myself for the procedure and realities of healing and wound care. I felt well taken care of and fully confident in her ability. All of the nurses and staff I interacted with were friendly, from my initial procedure through my final follow-up appointment. I am uninsured and the price of the procedure, wound care, and follow-up visits was incredibly fair. While I hope I don't have to return, I would recommend Dr.
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to anyone in a similar situation or those who have general surgical needs.
- Jessica S.
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Dr. Vopal is a skilled surgeon. Top notch in his field-the very best. He is compassionate and will take as much time with you as needed. With test results he calls you personally on his own time. We were brand new to the area when my husband needed surgery. Dr.
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was the name we were given and thankfully chose to use. He is also very caring to the patients family. He takes the time to speak with you before and after surgery. I as the patient's wife knew my husband was in good skilled hands and felt at ease while waiting for the surgery to be done.
- Cathyann K.
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They turned a small, inexpensive procedure into a $5,000 cost because they used out of network providers.
I had a nurse anesthetist sedate me who didn't take my Hiumana insurance and his billing company billed me $2,300. The surgeon only charged $370 but the nurse got $2,300. The hospital chose the anesthetist, I had no choice and didn't know he didn't accept my insurance.
Months later I got another bill for 3,400 from a laboratory in Georgia. The surgery center sent my skin node to them for evaluation and they too were not a Humana provider. I had no idea, nor choice, that they sent my node to a Georgia lab that was not in the Humana network!
Before my suregry the finance office people made me pay for all of the charges that weren't covered and they assured me that everything else would be covered by my insurance. When I got these out-of-network bills they changed their story and told me that they don't have a responsibility to use in-network providers. They're nasty, rude people.
Stay away form the
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if you have insurance because they will do whatever they want and it will cost you thousands.
- Gary M.
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Surgery went very well , very good office, which was friendly atmosphere. Very good bedside manner , thorough but brief . Fast uneventful recovery wit good follow up visit.
- marjorie M.
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The procedure itself worked, which is amazing considering the time into this whole experience and the lack of healing at first. It took an entire year to heal and look better from the outside. I had to be re-stitched. I had to shower with garbage bags on my legs for the entire summer. They got infected. I had to go to a wound center for about 5 weeks to heal up from this procedure that the brochure said should take 1-3 days to feel good after each procedure and there were 4 separate surgeries. Would NOT advise anyone to go to him.
- Scott S.

General Surgeons in Bakersfield, CA

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Abraham Nisim MD

10313 Pinnacle Ridge Ave
Bakersfield

Advanced Vein Care-Bakersfield

9500 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield

Amir Berjis MD

9900 Stockdale Hwy Ste 206
Bakersfield

Bakersfield Family Counseling

4580 California Ave
Bakersfield

Bakersfield Surgical Associates

5959 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield

Bhogal, Dr. Rabinder

5959 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield

Buxton, Dr. John A.

3838 San Dimas St
Bakersfield

California Cardiac Surgeons

3838 San Dimas St
Bakersfield

Calvin Kubo MD

9500 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield

Central Nephrology Medical Grp

1925 17th St
Bakersfield

Central Valley Occupational

4100 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield

Charles Phillips MD

9300 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield

Charles Wrobel MD

1830 Flower St
Bakersfield

Darshan Shah MD

4850 Commerce Dr
Bakersfield

Denise Portugal MD

1830 Flower St
Bakersfield

Eric Peck MD

3838 San Dimas St
Bakersfield

Farzin Shariatmadari MD

2020 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield

Francesca Hoehne MD

9900 Stockdale Hwy Ste 206
Bakersfield

Francisco Garcia MD

5397 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield

Friedman, Dr. Jeffrey

1717 North E St

Golden State Eye Care

1001 Tower Way Ste 150
Bakersfield

Golden Valley Medical Grp

9500 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield

Gregory Stainer MD,FACS

4649 Planz Rd
Bakersfield

Gregory Williams MD

2205 19th St
Bakersfield

Hao Bui MD

4901 Centennial Plaza Way
Bakersfield

Hawkins, Dr. Brandon J.

3857 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield

Hormuz Irani MD

5959 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield

Interactive Health Care

5397 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield

Irani, Dr. Hormuz

5959 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield

James Shuler MD

4101 Empire Dr
Bakersfield

Javier Miro MD

3838 San Dimas St Ste B231
Bakersfield

Jemi Olak MD

1830 Flower St
Bakersfield

Jo Barnard MD

2701 Rio Vista Dr
Bakersfield

John Buxton MD

3838 San Dimas St Ste B231
Bakersfield

John Garcia MD

5959 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield

Jonathan Sales MD

PO Box 12099
Bakersfield

Joo Kim MD

9905 Bace Ave
Bakersfield

Jorge Enriquez MD

2521 G St
Bakersfield

Jorge Enriquez, MD

2521 G St
Bakersfield

Jose Soto MD

2323 16th St
Bakersfield

Joy Seligman DO

PO Box 12099
Bakersfield

Kaiser Permanente

2000 Physicians Blvd
Bakersfield

Kamil Erfanian MD

2400 Bahamas Drive
Bakersfield

Kern Medcl. Ctr Psychiatry Dept

1830 Flower St
Bakersfield

Kern Medical Center

1700 Mount Vernon Ave
Bakersfield

Kern Medical Center

1830 Flower St
Bakersfield

Liker, Dr. Mark A.

1520 San Pablo St
Los Angeles

Mark Mishkind MD

PO Box 12099
Bakersfield

Maureen Martin MD,FRCSC,FACS

1700 Mount Vernon Ave
Bakersfield

Michel Michael MD

4000 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield

Nirav Naik MD

5959 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield

Patrick Paw MD

3838 San Dimas St
Bakersfield

Peter Mallen MD,FACS

2000 Physicians Blvd
Bakersfield

Raymond Helston MD

901 Olive Dr
Bakersfield

Richard Sall MD

9500 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield

River Walk Surg. Assocs

9300 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield

Rodrigo Miranda MD

PO Box 12099
Bakersfield

Roland Rodriguez MD

2521 G St
Bakersfield

Ronald Morton MD

1001 Tower Way
Bakersfield

Ronnie Claiborne MD

1925 17th St
Bakersfield

Rosedale Veterinary Hospital Inc

10611 Rosedale Hwy
Bakersfield

San Dimas Medical Group Inc

100 Old River Rd
Bakersfield

San Joaquin Community Hospital

2615 Chester Ave
Bakersfield

Sandys Tang MD

2521 G St
Bakersfield

Sarabjit Purewal MD

3838 San Dimas St
Bakersfield

Seligman, Dr. Joy

2000 Physicians Blvd
Bakersfield

Selwyn Kay MD

2521 G St
Bakersfield

Shepard Palitz MD

2521 G St
Bakersfield

Siddharth Malhotra MD

1830 Flower St
Bakersfield

Siu-Keung Chung MD

1830 Flower St
Bakersfield

Stephanie Woodward MD

1830 Flower St
Bakersfield

Tricia Loo MD

1700 Mount Vernon Ave
Bakersfield

Tsai, Dr. James

300 Old River Rd
Bakersfield

Victor Sorensen MD

1700 Mount Vernon Ave
Bakersfield

Wesley Schooler MD

2901 Sillect Ave
Bakersfield

Zora Gill MD

3551 Q St Ste 103
Bakersfield

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