January 19, 2012
Subject: My own personal account of my experience with "No Insurance Surgery"
To whom it may concern,
I write this "Testimonial " if you will, as I am sure that you (like me) have a problem with a Hernia of some description and are looking for a Doctor that you can feel comfortable and safe with and to this end I have chosen to write the following.
My name is Donald, I am 51 and I reside in San Clemente, California. I have just completed my 4 week recovery time and feel that it is now right and fair that I can give my opinion regarding Dr Petersen and his company known as "No insurance Surgery". I had a lower inguinal hernia, a very common complaint I have come to learn, and this was operated upon on December 19th 2011 at their facility in West Las Vegas.
I am happy to tell you that I have no complaints what-so-ever regarding Dr Petersen, his staff and his method of correcting this kind of problem. The company carried out my case exactly as they said they would with no alterations or surprises at all. The fee they told me was exactly what I paid with no clever 'add on's' in any way. The procedure went as they said, and on time as I was told. The after effects of the operation were exactly as Dr. Petersen said they would be and my 4 week recovery time was also as predicted. I cannot tell you regarding the pain level you can expect to feel as we all feel pain in different ways and at different personal levels, all I can say is that for me it was negligible and the discomfort minimal.
If you are looking for someone to take care of this annoying problem I will certainly recommend this man and his team. He will listen to you, answer all of your questions and give you the time you need without pressure to accomplish all you feel you need to know. His staff will help you in anyway they can and are always there for you throughout both the procedure and recovery time to answer all your inquiries to make you feel quite assured.
Should you have to travel some distance it is quite worth it in many ways and as I said earlier, the quote he will give you for his fee's will be what you will pay, there will be no hidden "extra's".
I will personally recommend Dr. Petersen to you should you wish to contact me directly.
Donald S Day
San Clemente, CA
July 27, 2011
This is a copy of the note I submitted to Angie’s list regarding my excellent experience.
My concern upon discovering my obvious inguinal hernia was to find the best possible Dr. to fix it. I did not want future negative repercussions; I wanted it fixed right one time, enabling me to go on with my life. So the search was on, to find a Dr. who had done thousands consistently, minimizing the possibility of negative results.
In the process I found out that it is not uncommon for some doctors to use mesh, and experience a high degree of unpredictable horrible results. Further I learned that some of those who experienced these negative results were active in educating the public about the undisclosed dangers of mesh.
One of the Doctors speaking at such an Ethics conference dealing with this issue was Dr. Kevin Petersen, of Las Vegas, Nevada. It seemed he had done thousands, and was a rare Dr. actually willing and able to help people with previous surgeries that had gone wrong. That’s the kind of Dr. I was looking for, skilled, aware, cautious and effective.
It has now been a week since Dr. Petersen completed my surgery. Everything has gone better than expected. Everything you hear about the office professionalism and kind caring demeanor is absolutely true. The preceding personal conference call with Dr. Petersen and video explanations of procedures initiate a comfortable relationship. By the time you get to the office for the initial exam, you feel you know and trust them.
The professionalism continued through out including the Medical District Surgery Center where facilities and personnel were absolutely top notch, to the anesthesiologist who was as kind, caring, alert, and attentive as I have ever seen. Follow-up was timely the afternoon of the surgery and the morning after. My flight back home was uneventful, and my recovery as been smooth and steady. I was walking my dog virtually immediately, but cautiously, and have now removed the bandages and have experienced no bruising, excessive swelling, or pain.
Thank you Dr. Petersen, I am back to my old self already. (Please note his name is spelled with an sEn ending, not to be confused with others) I recommend him absolutely<./br>
I have yet to send you a decent picture of my Standard Poodle, Dante, but I will. He just turned one upon my return, and was happy to have me back fully repaired. Thanks again to all of you. It was an excellent experience, and that’s not easy when having surgery.
My best to all,