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January 5th, 2017Great Surgeon, love love love him!!
Dr Tharp is a great surgeon, I have been seeing him for last 19 years, he has done all my surgeries. At the age of the 17 years old I broke the vertebrae at L 3 &L 4. He did everything he could so I didn't have to have surgery. He never wanted to do surgery on me because of my age, it was his last resort. I have had 2 spinal fusions in the same place L 3 & L 4, an total of 5 or 6 surgeries in all. Because of the surgeries instead of getting better my back has gotten worse, no fault of Dr. Tharp's, it a risk you take when have a major surgery & genetics play a role in also. In the next 2 weeks I'll be going in for another surgery to replace my spinal cord stimulator battery and he's the only surgeon for the job. I trust him with my life. Great Surgeon awesome person in all, you will always be in great hands with Dr. Tharp.
May 31st, 2016Great Doctor
April 17th, 2015No thank you !!
March 11th, 2015I hope you have lots of time to wait
January 20th, 2015AVOID
October 6th, 2014
April 5th, 2013
I have been with Dr. Tharp since 2006 he has done 4 of my 5 back surgerys. More than likey I will be having another one soon. Everyone tells me to get a second opioion but I feel so comfortable with Dr. Tharp I think he is wonderful.
March 8th, 2013
September 17th, 2012
Dr. Tharp is extremely thorough when gathering history to make his diagnosis and treatment plans. I trust him with my life and will continue to have him treat any of my back or neck issues.
June 22nd, 2012bc& jj
October 25th, 2011Don't go there if you don't want surgery.
I went to Dr. Tharp after seeing a Chiropractor who just made my problems worse. Dr. Tharp ran expensive and painful tests, but I'm sure he had already decided to do surgery the day I walked in. I'm in pain, but I can function normally during the daytime once I've moved around a bit. I'm not ready for risky surgery or a possible 6 months of recovery time. His suggestion for pain was over the counter meds which would be life threatening for me if I took them or nothing at all for pain. No physical therapy offered, just surgery. I refused, but the office kept calling to attempt to schedule the surgery...they are very persistent. It's about making money, not what's good for the patient! If you want surgery, it's an easy way to get it! If you're not ready, don't bother!
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