Testimonials / Gary M – 62 – August 2012


When I went to see Dr. Antonacci I knew I had some real problems. I had constant pain in my neck and shoulder, numbness in both hands and fingers, and I was losing my balance when I walked. Dr. Antonacci took the time to go over each test with me and carefully explained what needed to be done. He answered every question I had, explained the procedure thoroughly to me, and even used models so I had a clearer picture of the surgery. I never felt rushed at any time while meeting with Dr. Antonacci.

Next, I met with Joel. He scheduled my appointment for surgery at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York and went over what to expect on that day. Again, all my questions were answered. Any nervous concerns I had, Joel always had the time to return my calls and answer any questions.

The surgery went great. Dr. Antonacci, Dr. Cuddihy, and the rest of the team were amazing. In a couple of days I was feeling better than I have in years.

As I was recovering, any question was answered almost immediately by Joel. My follow-up office visits were extremely helpful. Chris and Michele are simply wonderful. Dr. Antonacci went over every detail to make sure my recovery was successful. They are extremely warm and caring people.

For the first time in years I have no pain in my neck and shoulders. My hands are no longer numb, and I can walk without losing my balance.

I can’t thank Dr. Antonacci and his team enough. They made a difficult operation seem easy.

Some people are meant to be doctors; they are gifted and special. Truly, Dr. Antonacci is one of those people. He has assembled an equally gifted staff in Dr. Cuddihy, Joel, Chris and Michele


Gary M – 62 – August 2012

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