Tom - Knee Replacement

Tom - Knee Replacement

On Friday, October 16th 2015 Dr. Eric Levicoff performed a left knee replacement surgery on me at Bryn Mawr Hospital, which went very well.I was released to go home on Sunday, October 18, 2015.

On Thursday, October 22, 2015, I was admitted to the intensive care unit of Bryn Mawr Hospital and was diagnosed with a heart attack combined with pneumonia.

Although Dr. Levicoff, was on vacation in Kansas at the time of my heart attack, he called me every day that I was in intensive care to check on my well-being, and to confirm that I was being visited by one of his resident physicians on a daily basis to check on my knee condition and to ensure that proper physical therapy was being provided in order to prevent any complications with my surgically replaced knee.

My sustaining of a heart attack was NOT related in any way to my knee replacement surgery and I advised Dr. Levicoff of same during his initial call to me while in the intensive care unit. 
Regardless of this information, Dr. Levicoff continued to contact me on a daily basis to make sure I had everything I needed to properly recover from my knee replacement in conjuction with my cardiac rehabilitation. 
I do not normally recommend anybody to family and friends, particularly doctors because if something goes wrong with the recommendation, I will be held responsible in their eyes.However in Dr. Levicoff's case, I have recommended him a number of times to people suffering with knee pain and are considering a knee replacement. 
Dr. Levicoff will evaluate your condition and give you a very honest and forthright opinion regarding your condition, and what your best options are.

In my younger days I did a lot of running in high school and college, and I thought those days were long gone after my knee replacement surgery, however I was wrong about that.
13 months after my surgery, I ran a road race and my knee has never felt better.
I realize a knee replacement surgery is a substantial decision that affects many parts of your life however once again I have no problem recommending Dr. Eric Levicoff, to perform this procedure.

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