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I give Dr. Spinelli not 5 but 10 stars. The words canât describe my gratitude to him and his office staff. I am a war survivor who had a metal implant and bone graft done in her right arm 22 years ago. The arm got infected this year and I feel blessed that I was sent to Dr. Spinelli. He made sure that I am well taken care of. The metal implant was successfully removed and now I can live my life to the fullest again. With all my heart, I am thankful for his exceptional surgical work, his kindness and compassion!
Dr. Henry Spinelli is NOT a good surgeon, nor is he professional. He never calls you back, does not see you after surgery and is all about money. The other bad reviewers are absolutely right about him. Another botched patient.
My experience with Dr. Spinelli was nothing short of exceptional. I've been his patient for many years, initially came for correcting the results of plastic surgery gone terribly wrong leaving me with one eye so botched that I had to wear my bangs covering half of my face to avoid people staring at me. It took more than one revision (the initial state of my eye was really, REALLY bad), but the results are so worth it - with Dr. Spinelli's talent and dedication the symmetry was restored. My recent experience with this wonderful surgeon was getting a facelift (my second). Let me tell you - the whole experience was totally different versus getting it from a "mass production" surgeon. The swelling was substantially less profound, the bruises lightened only after a couple of days, and the procedure was so tastefully done that no one will even suspect you have to thank a doctor and not nature for the way you look. I highly recommend doctor Spinelli, can't be happier with everything he's done for me.
Dr. Henry M. Spinelli Sucks in my opinion as a plastic surgeon. I feel along with Cosmetic Surgeons that he gave me a botched facelift, and physical and emotional scars that will last a life time!
Dr. Spinelli and his entire staff are phenomenal. Everyone from the receptionists to the medical assistants and Dr. Spinelli himself are extremely professional. I am very satisfied with the results of the procedures performed and I would recommend him without reservation.
Dr Spinelli is a gifted plastic surgeon. He is warm, not aggressive and wants to do the most professional work to enhance the beauty of his patients. I have known him professionally for over twenty years and he has always done the most meticulous work, whether a face life, skull tumor or blepharoplasty. He is marvelous, and I most highly recommend him !
I went to Dr. Spinelli for cancer treatment. He tried numerous times to sell me on additional cosmetic procedures unrelated to the cancer. I am disfigured from the surgery Dr. Spinelli performed. I am having revision surgery, at my own expense, with another plastic surgeon.
Where do I start? Dr. Spinelli entered my life about 12 years ago as a recommendation, no, an order by a Dr in my home town. I went to this surgeon due to a horrible out come with a Ptosis surgery by a highly recommended Dr. The outcome was the destruction of the muscles of my eyes, leaving me without the ability to control my eye lids. Upon see the new surgeon he took one look at me, did a quick exam and said " stay here I will be right back." About 15 minutes later he reentered the exam room, sat down and said to me, look, I don't have the ability to correct this for you, there is only one Dr that can fix this, if anyone can, his name is Henry Spinelli and he is in NY city. I have spoke with his office, I made an apt. for you for 10.30 am tomorrow, you need to be there. To say I was worried is an understatement. After a sleepless night I went to the apt. that he scheduled for me. Dr. Spinelli and his staff was so nice that I cannot begin to tell you. Let me just say I was totally relieved after he spoke with me regarding my eyes. He explained the surgery to me and touched my shoulder telling me not to worry its going to be ok, I can fix this.. So we set the surgery for soon as possible and home I went. Did my pre cert exam with my Dr. and returned the day of surgery. The surgery took longer than expected, due to the fact that there was much to correct. It took one more surgery to fully correct the problem. Thru it all Dr. Spinelli was caring, comforting, and so concerned for me that words cannot explain the gratitude I feel for him and I must say his staff. When I called with an issue months after being released by him, he got to the phone spoke with me and had his staff give me the next apt to see him. Once again, he took care of the problem I was having as before. I have had other surgery, elective I might say, and have had wonderful results and wonderful experiences with him and his staff. The professionalism, caring, bedside manner, mental support, and his surgical abilities are by far superior and would tell anyone having any type of plastic surgery, or a plastic surgery related issue to call his office. Dr. Spinelli is truly a TOP DOC. Thank you for all you have done for me Dr. Spinelli, I could never repay you... Thank you and your staff for being there for me and a big thank you to the Plastic surgeon who ordered me to go there... truly to very special people who are in my life.
Dr. Spinelli is an amazing doctor that is passionate about what he does and about his patients. He has gone above and beyond with the level of care and treatment that I received from him. I had an unfortunate accident in which my house flooded and I slipped and fell and broke my jaw severely in three places. This occurred in NJ and the initial hospital I went to could not even perform the surgery. I was then referred to Dr. Spinelli by another surgeon of mine and was told he came highly recommended. As soon as I called his office, everyone immediately stepped into action to help with my transfer to NY so that Dr. Spinelli could review my medical situation and operate on me. And where most surgeons would have gone for the quick fix and just mended one of my fractures, Dr. Spinelli went in and was able to fix two of the fractures leaving the third one alone as it was entirely to risky to perform. By doing this, Dr. Spinelli helped me to recover and get back to normal. I never ever thought that my face or jaw would look or feel the same but thanks to his expertise and the utmost care and follow-ups, I do look and feel the same. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Spinelli to family, friends, and colleagues of mine as he truly is one of a kind and a master of his craft.
Dr Spinelli is one of the greatest servants to society that I have ever met. I was diagnosed with a olive sized tumor in the optic nerve behind my right eye that caused severe double vision. During my same-day emergency appointment, Dr Spinelli decided to reschedule his flight for latter that evening so he could do a complete work-up on my conditionâ¦Who does that? Ten days later, I had the tumor removed by Drs Spinelli and Schwatz at NY Pres during a 7 1/2 hr procedure. 48 hr post op, I walked out of NY Pres under only tylenol. My vision has returned to nearly 100%, sensation is continuing to return to my forehead, and you can barely tell that I had major craino-facial surgery. At the time I felt I was receiving âspecialâ care; but on reflection, I really think thatâs just the way Dr Spinelli does things. I feel truly blessed to have been in Dr Spinelliâs care.
Excellent physician. Wonderfu staff. I would not hesitate to use him again and recommend him to others.
Dr. Spinelli has been a savior for us from Day 1. Dealing with the fact that my child has Spina Bifida has been extremely hard from the beginning. Knowing she needed spinal cord surgery back in 2012 was horrible. When the surgeon also told me she needed to have a tumor removed and reconstruction of her buttocks I was just devastated. He recommended Dr. Spinelli to me and God answered my prayers on this day. From the moment I met him he has been nothing but kind, knowledgeable, down to earth , helpful and just a source of calm for us. He did not have to take our case but he did because I believe he wants to help people in need. I am eternally grateful to him for making sure my daughter's surgery was a success. She was only two years old at the time and his demeanor with her was nothing but perfect in my opinion and still is to this day. I recommend Dr. Spinelli 100% wholeheartedly. I truly do not think you can get better then him.
Dr. Spinelli was beyond excellent and I will be forever grateful to have met him. Prior to meeting him, I had went to another surgeon for what was supposed to be a relatively simple procedure on my eye (repairing the optical floor). I suffered complications during the first surgery which actually made my eye a million times worse than it was. I had intense double vision and my eye had no mobility whatsoever. Feeling scared and anxious to repair the issues, I was rushed back into a follow up surgery that was supposed to restore me back to normal, but resulted with no improvement in mobility or vision. I saw a myriad of doctors and specialists and nobody seemed to be able to provide me with an answer. It was really scary because some of the more credible specialists who I visited were being completely honest and expressed to me that restoration of my vision nor appearance was not guaranteed at all. Luckily, I was referred to Dr. Spinelli by one of the plastic surgeons I had consulted with. He was the ONLY one who provided me with hope that I would be restored back to normal. Don't get me wrong, he did re-enforce the severity of the damage and the extreme abnormality of my condition; but he was THE ONLY SURGEON who seemed confident that he had properly diagnosed the problem and could return me back to normal. All I can say is thank God that he was right.......After walking around with an eye patch for 2 months, and accepting the possibility of never regaining vision and/or ever looking the same, Dr. Spinelli provided me with service that I truly consider to be nothing less than miraculous. I can see perfectly. It looks as if almost nothing happened at all. And he was compassionate enough to do it for a price that could afford. Words cannot express my gratitude!!
Dr. Spinelli has done a great service for my son. I can not praise him highly enough. He is professional, friendly and goes far beyond the call of duty in treating my son. His staff is excellent and incredibly helpful.
I have known Dr. Spinelli for a long time. I have always known him to be kind, sensitive and an excellent surgeon. He is deserving of the highest of accolades. He restored my eye lid and saved my eye sight.
I have a scar from he made on my eye. After all my hard earned money all i was left with was pain, suffering and a lousy job on my eyes. All I got was sympathy from my friends. So disappointed.
I feel very fortunate that my GP recommended Dr. Spinelli. He has now dealt with several cancers on my face and always has a way to make me feel at ease and leave me looking the same after the surgery. I've had surgery in his office and at Cornell Hospital. He was wonderful with me in the hospital. Even my blood pressure stayed low because I was so calm and trusted him completely. And I was right to trust him. The same is true when Ive been awake in his office with just a local. I think Dr. Spinelli is the BEST!!!! I didn't give him a five star for promptness, but that is only because I do usually have to wait. The reason is because he takes his time with his patients. Because of that I have no problem with waiting at all!!
I have had 3 procedures done by Dr Spinelli and I consider them the best money I ever spent. Dr Spinelli takes every precaution both pre- and post-op to insure patient safety and comfort. I would recommend him to anyone for cosmetic surgery on the face or body.
I suffered a serious fall with multiple facial fractures. Dr..Spinelli by other physicians and they were totally correct. My surgery was performed flawlessly and it was complicated. I could not be more pleased with the results. I was very concerned as the surgery was on my orbital bone. I am healing beautifully. As a psychologist, I am particularly attuned to the interpersonal aspect in my interactions with others. Dr Spinelli and his staff are very caring and empathetic. I would highly recommend him to my family and patients.
My internist recommended Dr. Spinelli to me and I shall be forever grateful that he did. The work he has done for me is just beautiful â everything I could have wished for, and more. In fact, family and friends were so impressed that a number have now become his patients, as well. Dr. Spinelliâs skill and artistry as a surgeon are equaled only by the care and concern he has for his patients. I consider myself so fortunate to have him as my physician.
Henry M Spinelli, MD and his staff were extremely helpful after my fall where I suffered multiple serious facial lacerations. Because we are members of the medical community in NYC we had access to opinions of prominent doctors in the various medical communities. Dr. Spinelli's name came out on top or close to the top on each list. The staff made an appointment for me the next day and they have been kind and sympathetic. After two appointments, I am reassured I made the right decision for treatment by Dr. Spinelli and his team. May I also add that I am appalled at some of the negative rating in all the specialties on this website. Perhaps there is more underlying information about the patients' and their families' motives than is revealed in this simple survey. May I add that I am married to a surgeon and my father, brother, and granddaughter are surgeons/physicians. There are two sides of every story and this survey reveals only one,
My experience with Dr.Spinelli and his staff has been consistently excellent.
Dr. Spinelli is a uniquely trained physician of the highest caliber. I saw him after a number of other reputable physicians had referred him to me. He was everything they promised he would be. He took the time to review my records,listened to me and examined me in detail and was always kind, compassionate and empathetic. I had extensive surgery at NYPH/Weill Cornell by Dr. Spinelli and the results are amazingly good. The really impressive thing is that Dr.Spinelli and his Staff have been just as good to me after the surgery as before. My sister also had a facelift and eyelid surgery By Dr.Spinelli recently and the procedure went flawlessly and she is very pleased.
i had a mole removed from my face and now i've had to wear a band-aid on the affected area for a month. ONE MONTH and i still have hideous puffy scar. ON MY FACE. i'm unable to shave, i'm unable to leave my apartment without feeling like a leper.dr. spinelli never gave me ANY indication that this would be the outcome. i'm extremely disappointed and feel like he lied to me in our initial consultation.
Although I was guaranteed that my nasal problem was easily fixable, he did not correct my problem. In fact, it is now worse than it was before and it is very unattractive. I waited the year he felt it took before I could breathe properly, but the problem has only gotten worse and I am not prepared for another surgery.