I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Dr. Elbaz since 2010 when I needed a hip replacement. I cannot say enough great things about him as a person, a doctor and a surgeon. Everything he told me about my surgery, recovery and life after including all activities were spot on. Dr. Elbaz is one of the most talented, knowledgable, skilled and professional surgeons I have experienced and he really cares about his patients, something rare today. He checked on me several times personally and then had both of his assistants follow up with me regularly to confirm I was doing OK.
Another thing I need to say is that all of his team have their stuff together. There is no hassel about anything when you arrive. He also owns the physical therapy facility and so you go right into getting the best treatment right after the surgery and he monitors your progress every step of the way. I would recommend Dr. Elbaz to anyone as I know he will do a fantastic job and they will be as happy and satisfied as I am.
21 December 2009
I am a member of the United States Army and sustained
a small pectoral muscle tear while doing wide arm pushups overseas. For
about a year I lived with a chronic discomfort whenever doing pushups
and my job was severely affected. After multiple visits to a family
doctor, therapy and anti-inflammatory regiments that never seemed to
work I decided to meet Dr. Elbaz and discuss the possibility of PRP.I
was nervous but excited about the possibility of putting this injury
behind me and have heard only great things about PRP.
procedure, you and your staff, answered all of my questions, made me
feel comfortable and seemed to have a deeper knowledge of what I was
going through then any other doctor I had previously talked with. I
cannot say thank you enough for your patience, understanding and
realization that PRP might actually be an alternative for my unique
situation. Within a month after the PRP injection, I was able to do
pushups without the discomfort. In my profession, I cannot afford to be
physically impaired and had almost lost hope in ever being able to fully
participate in physical training again. After having PRP I am now able
to do everything that I was able to do before my small muscle tear.
In summary, I would like to thank you and your entire staff that
helped me with this unique procedure. I hope you know what a help PRP
has been to my family, my military career and me. Please feel free to
use this as a letter of recommendation and I hope that your future
patients consider PRP as a valid form of treatment.
I had been suffering w/ a
medial epicondyal injury on my VERY dominant right elbow for
almost two years. I had 4 steroid injections over that period of
time w/ short term relief. I went through about 6-8 weeks of
physical therapy w/ some relief as well as two treatments of
accupuncture. I did not want surgery if I could avoid it.
I saw Dr. Elbaz at the end of Sept. for my PRP. It is an
uncomfortable procedure especially in such a small area w/ atrophy.
However, the discomfort is short lived compared to living w/ the pain of
my injury and lack of use of my arm. The PRP is a very gradual healing.
Within a week I noticed a difference but the biggest change came about
the 4th week. I was doing so much more with my arm and didnít realize it
since I was not in pain. I am 2 1/2 months out and am not restricted in
any of my activities. I think I will have one more round of PRP to
finish off the small area that is uncomfortable at times. I am 70% on my
worst day but most days I am 80-85% well. My goal is to have 100%