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Dr. John Goldblatt
Surgeons 15130
Good at Nuss procedure in adults
Overall rating 
 
9.6
Ease of Correspondence with Doctor 
 
8.5
Doctor's Friendliness and Courtesy 
 
10.0
Clarity of Doctor's Explanations 
 
10.0
Accuracy of Doctor's Predictions 
 
9.0
Doctor's Apparent Knowledge of Procedure 
 
10.0
Doctor's Availability During Recovery 
 
10.0
Rate Your Cosmetic Outcome 
 
9.5
Would Recommend to Others 
 
10.0
Very happy with correction of my PE with Nuss titanium bar by Goldblatt. 32yr old female. Anaesthetics and pain relief by Dr Peter Dawson also excellent. No epidural - all IV. Walking on day 2. Discharged day 6. Very happy with the result do far. Good surgeon in Australia for adult pectus excavatum repairs.

Your Pectus Information

Condition
Pectus Excavatum
Pre-Surgery Haller Index
4.4
Procedure
Nuss Procedure
Current Bar status
Bars still in
Date of initial surgery/procedure
December 16, 2013
Length of time since initial surgery/procedure
1 week
Require 2nd surgery/procedure?
No
Age at time of surgery/procedure
32
Days in Hospital
6
Covered by Insurance?
Yes, 100%
Highest Pain Level Experienced
10 but managed well
Would you do it again?
Yes
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February 02, 2017
Hi there,

I am really interested in getting this procedure done. I am 26 with PE. I live in Sydney, but might relocate to Melbourne.

Any information on the process of referral, approval, insurance, cost etc. would be incredibly helpful.

Thank you,

J.
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