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John C Arpels MD Patient Reviews

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Overall Review

4.2
  • 5 patient ratings
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5.0 of 5
February 21st, 2015
Successful endometriosis surgeries
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
Spends Time with Patients
Appropriate Follow-up
In 1988 Dr. Arpels and a cosurgeon performed a successful treatment laparoscopy and second-look laparoscopy on my endometriosis (also removing old scar tissue from pelvic inflammatory disease -- I'd had a Dalkon Shield). I have been essentially symptom-free ever since. I'm writing this review, decades later (so the rating questions tax my memory!), because someone on a Facebook group wrote "95% of surgeries for endometriosis in the U.S. are done by surgeons that are not trained to remove the disease. That is what happened to me the first time... I know of several women that did surgeries for endo and ended up doing hysterectomy because none of them worked." I am sorry that U.S. endo treatment is still so ineffective -- and eternally grateful that I found Dr. Arpels.
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