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Dr. Barrett is very courteous. He cares about his patients. He did my knee surgery 2 years. I have gotten along very well. The recovery was good by following his clear directions
The care I received from Dr. Barrett was outstanding. He replaced both of my knees, and I would trust him to repair any other joint. He is an excellent surgeon who knows what he doing. You cannot find better care.
I had two total knee replacements in 2013, one in April and one in September, and my husband had one in January of 2014. Both of us were very pleased with the excellent care we received from Dr. Barrett. He was very professional, but took the time necessary to answer all our questions. Our recovery went very well. I would highly recommend Dr. Barrett to anyone contemplating knee surgery.
I'm so grateful that Dr. Matthew O Barrett did a total knee replacement on both of my knees. One was done in 2010 and the other 2011 and I'm very satisfied with the outcome and my experience with Dr.Barrett. Got my quality of life back. I highly 100% recommend Dr.Barrett to anybody who lived with constant knee problems.
Partrial knee replacement. I was very impressed with Dr. Barrett in all area of my treatment.
Dr. Barrett replaced my right hip 4 years ago. He is a great Orthopedic Surgeon. He is very professional and truly knows his field of surgery. I have recommended him to others and one of them had follow-up surgery from Dr. Barrett.
I had a full knee replacement a year ago. I was up and walking down the hall on the next day and had a 90 degree flexibility. At one year I have 140 degree flexibility and at 70 , the knee will probably outlive me. I had very little pain during my whole recovery. Dr. Barrett is very helpful to answer all your questions: before,during and after surgery. He never made me feel like I was pressured into having the surgery. He presented all my options and let me make my own decision. I always felt like I was part of all decisions about my knee and my surgery. The TOA staff is awesome from the check-in to check-out and if you call and leave a message, they will always return your call, 24/7. If you are having joint problems, don't wait until too late. I've had 5 surgeries at TOA and I am not longer living with the pain I have endured for years. I recommend Dr. Barrett to anyone.
x I liked his easy going personality, his willingness to answer any questions and his professionalism. I would highly recommend him to my family and friends. If I need a replacement for my other knee, I would definitely choose him again..
The attention to detail starting with pre operative instructions, infection prevention, surgery and post operative care has exceeded all my expectations. At one year post surgery I would recommend Dr. Barrett to anyone .
Having my right knee replacement surgery was the best decision I have ever made and choosing Dr. Matthew Barrett to do the surgery was at the top of my list. My recovery was speedy and I followed all the instructions of the doctor and the physical therapist. I was able to take a trip to Europe within 3 months of the surgery and do all the walking that was required. I have recommended Dr. Barrett to a friend for the same surgery and he also had a similar experience. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Barrett to anyone who needed an orthopaedic surgeon.
I am pleased that I had surgery by Dr. Matthew Barrett. He is very thorough explaining the procedures, answering questions and his bedside manner is excellent. His nurse, Melinda is so kind, patient and competent. She responds quickly to messages left. I am truly thankful I had the surgery and would definitely recommend Dr. Barrett to my family and friends. Our country needs more physicians like Dr. Barrett.!!!!!!!!
Dr. Barrett has been a lifesaver for me. I was in so much pain I couldn't go up and down stairs without pain - by the end of the work day - I was in bed after eating supper until the next morning. Dr. Barrett replaced my hip on October 28 and I returned to work on December 27th. I would highly recommend Dr. Barrett and if I ever need another surgery - Dr. Barrett will be the first one I call. He spends as much time as needed explaining and answering any questions you may have.
Dr . Barrett was very down to earth from day one I went to him with a hip that had not been its socket in 42 yearshe explained that he had never done anything this in depth before but he would give it all he had to get me back to normal and this he did after 6 hours in surgery I woke up with my new hip and a single rose from Dr . Barrett wishing me a speedy recovery he always answered any questions or concerns I but basically I have had any due to the fact that my new hip is perfect he even got my leg length the same and I dont have to limp any longer either! I refer to Dr . Barrett as my miracle worker and also my blessing! My surgery was on October 30,2013 I returned to work on January 7,2014 at full duty of 50hour work week! He is a God send in my opinion!
I am a registered nurse. Choosing the right surgeon for a total knee replacement seemed a daunting task. Successful surgery is critical to me. Every time I encountered a patient with a knee replacement that had gone well without complications and excellent results, their surgeon was Dr. Barrett. A skilled surgeon by all measurements who practices medicine the old-fashioned way. He cares deeply about each and every patient's success.
It is rare to find someone with such a good personality and ability to talk to you as person to person and family, I was so thankful to be sent to Dr. Barrett, he was very good to me and with my progress. I was especially young for hip replacement so he will continue to monitor yearly but he was/is fantastic and I am so thankful for him......
Great Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgeon
Amazing Doc..... Carried my crutches out in may hands after knee surgery and walked on my own with NO pain still today 5 days after surgery. He did an amazing job on my mother's hip replacement too. Highly Recommend.
My first visit I was scared, I knew that he was going to suggest surgery which I wasn't thrilled about. The pain was so bad. I did not like the courteousness of the receptionist, they were short and sad. The nurse for the Dr was terrific and listened to everything I said. When the Dr came in he sat down and looked as if he was ready for me to spill my thoughts about what was needed. He explained I needed surgery, explained the process, showed me the prothesesis and we scheduled. Surgery: I was in the hospital for 2 days, the Dr visited me every day, stayed as long as I needed and had the best bedside manner for being a surgeon. My followup was the same. He spent as much time and answered all my questions. Therapy went well and I am so pleased with the results. As I have been told by all: should have done it sooner. No pain what so ever. I need the other hip done and now can't wait to get in there and have Dr Barrett do the other. What a special caring person. Thanks!!!!!
On my first visit, Dr. Barrett was very short (borderline rude) to me. He appeared rushed and aggravated. On the second appt. that I made with the office...I was called less than two hours prior to my appt for them to cancel, as Dr. Barrett had a personal appt. that HE had to go to. (How could you not know about this personal appt. the day before?) Anyway, I had already driven 45 miles from my home and was in Murfreesboro. When I requested if another doctor in the office could give me the cortisone shot, he refused to allow another doctor there to treat me. His staff simply said, I'd have to reschedule at a later date. I won't be back, I should have known after my first experience with him. Bad experience with this office/doctor.
Got mad when I told him me knee replacement wasn't right and told me to find another Doctor, so I did. New Doctor says knee is loose and PCL is very loose and doesn't stabilize knee. I can't go up or down steps without pain or stand long or walk far unless I where a brace now, and will need more surgery to fix. Family Doctor and rehab workers were shocked by how loose my knee is as was Dr. Barrett's own nurse.