Many aspects and obstacles in life entice us to seek more advice, whether from a spouse, friend, colleague, family member, or otherwise. Receiving a second opinion after surgery isn’t all that different, in certain regards. All medical professionals want the very best for their patients. Be that as it may, some can provide different insight that may be better for your case. Some questions you may consider when seeking a second opinion include:
- How serious is your condition?
- Have you not seen an improvement following your first procedure?
- Is follow-up surgery necessary?
When To Get A Second Opinion
The best time to get a second opinion after your surgery is as soon as possible. In fact, the sooner the better. It’s important to give yourself sufficient reassurance to achieve a greater peace of mind. If for any reason you are searching for a second opinion after your spinal surgery, Dr. Callewart and his qualified team can provide you with the Craig C. Callewart, MD Difference.
The Craig C. Callewart, MD Difference
Craig C. Callewart, MD is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon who believes that the most important aspect of providing quality care is forming strong relationships with his patients. Dr. Callewart has been in practice for over 27 years, having performed over 7,000 major spinal surgeries and treated over 30,000 patients. Dr. Callewart’s physician assistant, a colleague of over 25 years, possesses 30 years of experience in spinal and brain surgeries. This experience is very rare and a valuable asset to not only our practice but our patients looking to improve the quality of their lives.
Our phones here are answered by human beings, rather than an automated message or a phone tree. Even after office hours, our established patients can speak with one of our qualified PA-C or physicians for help, before deciding if they should make an expensive trip to the emergency room.
Having spent a majority of his career in a large group, Dr. Callewart understands the difficulties patients experience when seeking care. In a larger group of physicians, scheduling conflicts are known to occur and with it, a compromise in personalized, attentive care. Dr. Callewart strives to provide greater accessibility to all our patients. In doing so, we help each of our patients get their appointment with a great peace of mind. During your time with us, Dr. Callewart aims to keep you well-informed every step of the way, involving you in your treatment plan and personally discussing the details of your procedure with you.
Schedule your initial consultation
Looking for a second opinion after your surgery? Contact us today to schedule a meeting with Dr. Callewart or his qualified assistants. We ask that you please bring all recent imaging studies to your appointment. We look forward to hearing from you!