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A patient who verified they visited Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on October 13th, 2017
I am very pleased with Dr. Joel Gelman and his office staff. Everyone was very pleasant and professional, made me feel comfortable ever time I went to the office. In regards to the surgery, Dr, Gelman always explained to me what he was going to do before and after the surgery making me feel comfortable and as ease. Hospital stay was also superb, I am very impressed not only with the nurses but also with the accommodations. Great job everyone ! Carlos J. Mozes
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on September 26th, 2017
Dr Gelman is the best. I am very please from the first office visit to post op visit. Dr G is very experienced and detail oriented. Denise and the office staff are amazing too. Thanks for everything. You changed my life........
Self-verified patient of Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on August 17th, 2017
We are thankful to have been referred to Dr. Gelman. He has wonderful bedside manners and was very clear in his explanations of what was causing my dad to have urinary retention, of the long-term options that could correct the issue, and of what to expect before, during, and after the surgery. Dr. Gelman always made sure that we were comfortable with our understanding of what was going on before we left. Further, his office administrator, Denise, is a godsend as well. She was helpful with scheduling appointments, and answering our questions quickly and with detail. It really made the process of preparing my dad for surgery and of recovering from surgery significantly less stressful. One thing to note, however, is that Dr. Gelman only takes a few types of insurance so we paid out-of-pocket. But with his results, we were happy to do so in order to have my dad to live a pain-free, comfortable life. A urologist had told me that my dad’s surgery was extremely difficult, and not many urologists are successful. However, Dr. Gelman currently has a 95% rate of success with this type of surgery. He is extremely skilled, has excellent bedside manners, genuinely cares for his patients, and his office administrator is amazing. My family and I would highly recommend Dr. Gelman to others.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on June 30th, 2017
Having gone through so many urologists, I can say without a doubt that Dr. Gelman is the best urologist anyone will ever be able to find. Truly fortunate to have found him and had him as my doctor.
After 4 failed surgeries, Dr Gelman fixed the problem
Self-verified patient of Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on June 25th, 2017
Let me start by saying, do not consider having urological surgery by anyone else. By the age of 16, my son had had 4 prior surgeries by the top rated urologic surgeons across the country and he still had the problem. Dr Gelman was the one who finally cured him once and for all and saved him from a future of bladder failure, self-catheterization, embarrassment and potential fertility problems. The man knows what he is doing and is obsessed with results. I like a doctor who is obsessed with results. The thing with urologic surgery is that any urologist will tell you that they can do it, BUT any surgery around the urethra can cause bleeding, which leads to scarring, which, unless performed by a very skilled surgeon, will actually make the problem WORSE over time by blocking the opening even further. And that's the rub. Its a real Catch-22 that we discovered the hard way. One year later and my son is still symptom free, and we believe, cured.
Top notch physician.
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on March 15th, 2017
I had been suffering with urethral stricture problems for years and was never given the option to have a urethral reconstruction, just dilations and DVIUs. I was so happy that I found Dr. Gelman him as he has changed my life.
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on August 20th, 2016
Self-verified patient of Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on April 26th, 2016
Dr. Gelman is truly a unique doctor when dealing with his patience. I personally got a call from him before my visit to enquire in detail about my medical issues.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on April 19th, 2016
Dr. Gelman gave me my life back. He is truly the very best! I would give him 5 stars in all areas. Shalom!
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on February 2nd, 2016
I'm so grateful to Dr. Gelman and to his staff and the hospital for the excellent care and treatment I received. I was diagnosed with a urethral stricture by my own urologist and he suggested that I seek treatment from Dr. Gelman. Dr. Gelman was out of my insurance network but his assistant Denise was amazing about following up with insurance and helping me to finally get authorization to see Dr. Gelman. After seeing Dr. Gelman and having several tests it was decided that surgery was the best option for me to correct my stricture and have the lowest chance of recurrence. The recovery was rough, which was to be expected, but Dr. Gelman did an amazing job and 4 months later I can't believe what a huge difference the surgery has made. Dr. Gelman and his staff helped to change my life for the better and I'm so glad that I was able to go to the best doctor, staff, and facility to have my surgery. I would recommend that anyone who needs reconstructive surgery to do whatever you can to try and go see Dr. Gelman, he's the best.
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on October 15th, 2015
Literally the best medical experience I have ever had. Very complex surgery made less scary by this wonderful doctor and staff.
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Joel Gelman - Posted on March 10th, 2015
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