Laser Spine Institute Locations & Hours Near Santa Rosa, CA - YP.com

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11/11/2014
By: Sonja S.
Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
Staff and Dr. are super friendly, helpful, are willing to take the time to explain the what, where is and why of your problem. All are genuienly concerned about your well being and what it takes to get you to a managable pain free existance. Awesome vibe and connects with assistants and patients. Makes doctor visits enjoyable!
11/17/2014
By: Meg D.
Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
I have been very pleased with Dr. McDermott, his office staff and physicsl therspy center. I have found them to be efficient and professional yet friendly and easy to talk to. I have already recogmended my friends and family to Dr McDermott and this office. I trust them completely.
11/02/2014
By: Prudence G.
Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
my experience with Dr. Mcdermott and the ENTIRE staff has been fantastic. From the girls at the front desk to the gals helping get the proper paperwork done and faxed to my employer to Dr. Mcdermotts assistant and my PT. I will and have recommended this office for all ortho needs.
11/01/2014
By: R H.
Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
Dr McDermott and his medical assistant Tammy are a great team. Due to Dr McDermott's great handling of both my kee and elbow injuries, I will continue to refer friends , family and employees. Tammy's prompt attention to things made the process go very smoothly.
10/24/2014
By: Andy H.
Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
Dr Mc Dermott has been awesome. I came to him after a different doctor had performed a surgery on my shoulder that left me still 'broken' and I am happy to say today I am doing great thanks to Dr Mc Dermott not giving up on me.
11/04/2014
By: S T.
Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
My husband and I have been seeing Dr McDermott for over 9 yrs and he has been able to fix my issues and always takes time to explain what is going on.
11/13/2014
By: E S.
Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
Thanks to dr McDermott I am able to walk after two surgeries for hip replacements (both hips), and his staff are always very helpful to me.
11/24/2014
By: K D.
Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
Both my husband and I have had surgeries done by Dr. McDermott, we are thouroughly pleased!
10/20/2014
By: Mark B.
Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
the staff is very professional and polite.
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