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07/10/2013
By: mjwinn53
Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine
I had been falling down for 2 yrs and was overdosed by my dr in Ft Wayne, IN thankfully Ind University Pain Mgmt found out that I had a Granuloma and had Dr. Shah operate and he was excellent. I was in ICU for 4 days and then went home. I am still in pain d/t a hernitated disc a few months ago. I will always have damage to my spine but the DR's changed any further damage. They saved my life!
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12/14/2015
By: Carol M.
Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine
Dr. Shapiro is my savior! He did my 3rd back surgery in September! 2nd fusion! And once again he did an amazing job! The entire staff is amazing! He cares so much about his patients and only does surgery if nothing else works! I will continue to go to him as long as he is in practice! Thank you Dr. Shapiro for helping me be able to live with less pain!
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