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Patient Testimonials

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Mary Tancredi,
Rocky Point, NY knee and shoulder replacement surgery
In 2001, I had my right knee replaced and in 2001, I had my left knee replaced. I was told it was either a wheel chair or replacement, so I chose the later. In 2011, I had my shoulder replaced due to a fall and severe arthritis. My surgeon, Dr. Gulotta, told me that in 6 months, I would be happy I had it done. Not so! I was happy in 6 weeks! I was so scared to have it done but it was the best thing I ever did. I had wonderful results from my knee surgery although it took about 6 months to appreciate what I went through. But my shoulder replacement was a piece of cake thanks to Dr. Gulotta - he's a great doctor.

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