ttcqeayetrwczwezdueawsrsbdyr

The Vitals website is provided for your informational use only. Nothing contained or offered by, on or through Vitals should be construed as medical advice or relied upon for medical diagnosis or treatment. Vitals does not recommend or endorse any particular healthcare provider whose information or ratings appear on this website. We encourage you to read our full Terms of Service.

Dr. Daniel Delgaizo Is this you?

Filter Reviews

32 Ratings • 6 Comments

3.8
  • 20
  • 2
  • 2
  • 0
  • 8

Quality Rating

Satisfied

Friendly Staff
Promptness
Wait Time
17.3 min
Appropriate Followup
Spends Time With Me
Bedside Manner
Accurate Diagnosis
Easy Appointments

Rate Now

Share Your Experience

Have you seen Dr. Daniel Delgaizo?

Showing 12 of 32 Ratings

My new knee.

Posted on November 20th, 2017

I couldn't be happier with my knee replacement experience. Dr. DelGaizo and his whole team are first rate.

Wait time
15 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
Was this review helpful? Yes No Report Abuse

Bad Outcome after THA

Posted on October 17th, 2017

Dr. Del Gaizo replaced my right hip in early 2015, using the posterior approach. 2+ years of postsurgical frustration and pain - no answers or explanations from Dr. Del Gaizo. I was left with significant leg length discrepancy, which resulted in multiple issues, most notably severe prolonged (2yrs) femur pain that kept me on crutches, but also a break-down of my lower back and balance due to the unnaturally pelvic tilt he created in me. His responses to my inquiries about this feel like medical gaslighting. He insists that the difference is perceived when it is obviously not, and has rejected to explore the option that it is not. Instead he continues to rely only on a supine pelvic xray and tells me everything looks wonderful when it is not. His tone about my leg length discrepancy was (is still) defensive and deflective. Another reviewer has also noted this attitude and how confusing and disappointing it is. It is my suspicion that Dr. Del Gaizo relied on a very limited set of 2-dimensional measurements, to plan the 3-dimensional component sizes and positioning. In the beginning, I was trusting and assumed that the supine xray alone gave him enough information, but it clearly did not. Many surgeons make use of other imaging as well, such as standing xrays and/or ct-scanograms, in order to get a better, more complete picture of the patient's biomechanics - because everyone's pelvis is different. Although the night-before-surgery-call you'll receive from him is surprising and endearing, the positive impression crumbled in year post-surgery. Please choose your surgeons carefully - make sure they measure you well, especially for posterior THA (looks like the limb length issue isn't nearly as pronounced with the anterior approach). The good: The incision was neat and I did not have any postoperative infections. I would also question your surgical candidate of his or her intra-operative approach to measuring and adjusting leg length - the most crucial parts of defining leg length take place during surgery and there are over a dozen ways of doing this, none of them standardized or part of the general standards of care for hip arthroplasty. If your surgeon relies on "templating" only, and if your skeletal mechanics are outside of the physical norms for a man or woman, you might end up screwed like me.

Wait time
20 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
Was this review helpful? Yes No Report Abuse

Five Stars

Posted on June 11th, 2016

I wish I went to him sooner. I had a knee scope by another ortho that didnt work. He then wanted to sign me up for a total knee. I saw Dr. D for another opinion. He did a partial knee that recovered quickly and has done great.

Wait time
15 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
Was this review helpful? Yes No Report Abuse

Five Stars

Posted on March 29th, 2016

Dr.Del Gaizo cares about you as a person he takes time to get to know you personally. I have had a total knee replacement. I have done great.

Wait time
10 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
Was this review helpful? Yes No Report Abuse

Don't even bother!

Posted on January 22nd, 2016

Rude, arrogant, unconcerned with your needs. I went over to Triangle Orthopedics and it was completely different.

Wait time
40 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
Was this review helpful? Yes No Report Abuse

One Star

Posted on January 7th, 2016

Takes time to understand the problem, provides detailed information and options to consider. Did a great job for me.

Wait time
15 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
Was this review helpful? Yes No Report Abuse

Five Stars

Posted on October 14th, 2017

Five Stars

Posted on October 14th, 2017

One Star

Posted on October 8th, 2017

Five Stars

Posted on September 19th, 2017

Five Stars

Posted on September 11th, 2017

Five Stars

Posted on July 11th, 2017

Wait time
5 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
  • Nearby Doctors

    Dr. Daniel Delgaizo is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Chapel Hill, NC.