Everything from the pre-operative information, the surgery, and the post-operative treatment was handled so thoroughly and so comfortably by Dr. Meckel and his assistant staff.
I always have a lot of questions or need clarification but never felt I was rushed or that there was no time for them. All of his staff and supporting department at Monterey Spine & Joint were courteous and helpful. I must especially single out his assistant, Marissa, who always helped me clarify something or helped me with questions and got back to me quickly and put my mind at rest.
The surgery itself went perfectly with very, very little pain, if any at all, through each stage of recovery. In five weeks I was walking around comfortably, with a cane. I thanked Dr. Meckel for his skill as a surgeon and also for his skill as a human being in dealing with a patient and making him feel assured and comfortable.