Testimonials: Shoulder Surgery

Joseph Dotson – Shoulder Surgery

Dr. Martin ColemanDr. Martin Coleman is very knowledgeable, has a lot of experience, and made me feel there was no doubt the surgery on my shoulder would be successful.

It has been almost two months since my surgery and I’m already feeling better than before. Thank you, Dr. Coleman!

Joseph Dotson

Diana J. Rondinelli – Shoulder Surgery, Spine Surgeries, Knee Replacements & Pain Management

 

I have seen several doctors at OSC over the years; most recently Dr. Martin Coleman. I was referred to him by Dr. Mark McFarland for shoulder surgery which was successfully completed. Dr. McFarland helped me with back surgeries and knee replacements.  In the past, my mother saw Dr. Raj Sureja and we both felt the same about his services and knowledge.

Each experience with the Doctors at OSC has always worked out well. And any interaction with the staff there has only shown me very caring, informative and knowledgeable people.

I would highly recommend the Doctors at OSC – and in addition their support staff.

Thanks for making my surgeries a whole lot easier and with better results than they might have been.

Diana J. Rondinelli

Jane Stone – Shoulder Surgery

 

Dr. Martin ColemanI have been going to OSC for about four and a half years now and and have been seen by Drs. Mcfarland, Burrow, Carlson, and Sureja. It is because I have significant damage to my joints, my muscles, my shoulders, and my back.

Dr. Martin Coleman by far has been, no holds barred, hands down, blunt, to the point of what I needed to have done, and expedited getting it done for me, so I can be out of this this pain that I’m in. There was no mollycoddle, there was no dragging it out. He just said point blank “you need to have a shoulder surgery. Now don’t do this, but do that, and don’t do this, but do that, and don’t mess up my work!” Basically or he’s going to be pissed off at me, LOL.

All in all, my overall rating for Orthopedic and Spine Center is like a 4.5 out of 5 because they put up with all my idiosyncrasies that I come along with my pain and my problems and never once did I feel uncomfortable expressing my opinion or emotions concerning all my visits. They’re a good group of guys for sure!

Jane Stone 

 

Cathy Everett – Rotator Cuff Surgery

 

Dr. Martin ColemanIf you need to have rotator cuff surgery I highly recommend Dr. Martin Coleman. I had surgery on Nov. 2, 2020. I had done my research and discovered that Dr. Coleman was the best shoulder surgeon on the Peninsula. After discussing the surgery with several of my friends that had already had rotator cuff surgery and researching the doctor they used, I knew I needed the best because “I don’t do pain” very well.

I made the right choice. I have had very little pain. The first month my shoulder/arm was a little sore, but very tolerable. I was amazed after hearing the horror stories of many of my friends’ experiences with other doctors. Trust me, if you do exactly what Dr. Coleman tells you to do, you will not have any problems. He’s very knowledgeable and cares about his patients. He’s a no nonsense type of doctor. But don’t let him fool you, he’s very kind, caring and will “break character” with a genuine smile once he sees your progress. He’s an amazing surgeon and I am forever grateful for his extraordinary care.

Cathy Everett

Carroll Hunt – Reverse Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Dr, Martin ColemanAfter years of pain, I found relief after Dr. Martin Coleman replaced my shoulder with a reverse shoulder replacement surgery in 2015.

Thank you, Dr. Coleman, for making me pain free and providing me with total use of my shoulder.

Carroll Hunt

Jackie Smith – Rotator Cuff Surgeries and Shoulder Manipulation

Dr. Boyd Haynes, IIII tripped at work in August 2018 and was diagnosed with a massive rotator cuff tear. I wound up having two surgeries and a shoulder manipulation performed by Dr. Boyd Haynes and finished my Physical Therapy a couple weeks ago.

I was so fortunate to have Dr. Haynes as my surgeon and highly recommend him. His professionalism and patient follow-up is outstanding.

Jackie Smith

Sunnie Dringenberg – Physical Therapy after Knee Replacement

This was my second knee replacement that Dr. Jeffrey Carlson at OSC did and the second time with these Physical Therapists. Joshua Hancock, LPTA, worked diligently with me and I completed my therapy in six weeks.

Dr. Tom Toothaker Image of Josh Hancock, LPTA

The place is very clean and the tables are cleaned and prepped after each patient. The whole staff was so pleasant and attentive the entire time I was there.

I truly appreciate all the work they did with me and in a way, I was sad to leave them. I’m glad I healed as I did, but they were like a second family in my life. I seriously hope I never have to

Tom Toothaker, PT, DPT                     Josh Hancock, LPTA

return for surgery or PT again, but if I should, I will definitely return to OSC and have Dr. Carlson do the surgery and Dr. Tom Toothaker be my therapist with Josh Hancock working with me. Thanks, guys!

Sunnie Dringenberg 

Michael Otting – Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

Image of Dr. Tom Toothaker

Dr. Tom Toothaker

After undergoing surgery to repair a complete tear in the rotator cuff of my left shoulder, I was referred to OSC’s Physical Therapy staff to get me on the road to recovery.

I cannot say enough good things about the friendly, efficient and thoroughly dedicated professionals who assisted me during my 16 sessions. Regaining mobility in my shoulder wasn’t a walk in the park, but the camaraderie, infectious good humor, and playfulness of the entire staff while going about their very serious, efficient business of getting their charges back in shape made each visit, dare I say it, a pleasurable experience. I could smile and grimace at the same time!

I especially want to thank Tom Toothaker and Fred Wintermantel for getting each of my sessions started before handing me off to Rachel, Douglas, Caitlin and Jennifer. They made sure I was doing the exercises correctly and gave lots of encouragement to keep me motivated. And there were lots of friendly hellos from Bill, Jonathan and Josh and Christie. I miss these fine folks already!

In closing, I should like to say that I recommend these fine professionals very highly, and though it doesn’t sound right to wish some sort of physical breakdown on anyone, I would say run (if you can) to OSC’s physical therapy unit to get fixed what ails ya–and enjoy yourself while doing it!

Michael Otting

Bonne Saum – Hip Replacement Surgery and Shoulder Surgery

Image of Dr. Boyd HaynesI have been a patient of Dr. Boyd Haynes for a couple of years now and cannot tell you how happy I am to have him as my doctor. I had a right hip replacement and shoulder surgery and both have made my standard of living so much better. Dr. Haynes and his entire staff are top-notch. I always come away from my appointments with all of my questions answered and a plan of care that we both agree on together.

I would recommend if you are in need of orthopedic surgery of any kind, please, please, meet with Dr. Haynes and talk to him about your case. I guarantee you will choose him as your doctor and you will be extremely satisfied with the outcome, whether you need surgery or not. Thank you, Dr. Haynes and staff, for taking such good care of me these past few years.

Bonne Saum

Norman Baer – Shoulder Bursa Sac Ablation and Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

I have been suffering with shoulder problems for over 25 years. I started seeing Dr. Martin Coleman in November 2016 for an enlarged Bursa Sac. I did not want surgery, so we went through all the options, from shots to physical therapy. All helped temporally and I was good with that.

Eventually, my Rotator Cuff tore and we had no other option than surgery. I had Bursa Sac Ablation and Rotator Cuff repair surgery in January of 2019. The results of the ablation were immediate. I have no more pain in my Bursa and no more circulation problems in my arm. I am still working through the Rotator Cuff Repair rehab, but it is going great. I didn’t even need physical therapy.

Dr. Coleman is tough and demanding, but he always has your best interest at heart. If you follow his directions, the results are phenomenal. I give Dr. Coleman a 10 out of 10 and would recommend him to anyone.

About the photo – This isn’t really a hobby. We bought a house last summer and the yard was a wreck. Because of my shoulder issues, I have not been able to do anything about it till now. So I’m very happy that now I can get my yard looking better.

Norman Baer