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So who is the best in Richmond VA?
« on: September 16, 2014, 04:34:48 pm »
Any recent experiences with surgery in Richmond VA?  Who is better Dr. Shaia or Dr. Coehlo?
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Re: So who is the best in Richmond VA?
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2014, 05:58:41 pm »
Don't know who is best. Dr. Coelho was my neurotologist and works with Dr. Broaddus, neurosurgeon. I would not hesitate using them again, or recommending them. Dr. Broaddus also works with Dr. Chang when radiation is called for - again, no hesitation to use him again or refer others to him.

I'll be glad to talk to you directly, if you would like to call or email.


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Trans-Lab and Retro-sigmoid at MCV on 2/12/2010.

Removed 90-95% in a 32 hour surgery. Two weeks in ICU.  SSD Left.

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Re: So who is the best in Richmond VA?
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2014, 08:35:21 pm »
I'm in Richmond, VA. I used Dr. Sahni at Johnston Willis Hospital. There is a separate Gamma Knife/NeuroSurgery departement. I've been told he was the very best. There is not one person I have found that says a bad thing about him at all.

Just my opinion, but I would certainly sit down with him and talk to him before you make your decision. He is one of the Top Docs on the East Coast.
Right AN - 1.5cm
Diagnosed 3/2011
GK  4/2011
Last MRI 5/13 - 1.5cm
SSD Right Side, Constant Tinnitus, Vertigo, Headaches