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“It's been about four months since I had my L4-L5 spinal fusion with Dr. McHugh. I was in chronic pain that was affecting my daily life, the gym, work, family life, etc. I am back to work full-duty doing construction in the city, completely pain-free. I haven’t taken a single Motrin other than for a headache in four months. My co-workers and family ask me regularly how I’m feeling and I almost feel weird saying that I feel great because it’s been such a long time since I haven't been in pain like this. I’m so grateful for Dr. McHugh and so thankful that we decided to move forward with the procedure.”

“The best of the best!!! Meticulous care, great bedside manner, easy to discuss and understand everything about treatment- highly recommend! He saved my life.”

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“Dr. McHugh is really the BEST DOCTOR. This is the first time I am writing a review. He is very kind, compassionate, down-to-earth and genuinely cares for his patients. He was very detailed when it came to explaining what the surgery entailed. He operated on my mom who had compression fracture- her nerves were compressed and she had numbness down to her leg- and now her back is straight again and all the pain and numbness is gone. Truly an amazing doctor; I couldn’t have asked for a better experience. I would highly recommend Dr. Mchugh if you have any back issues. Thank you again Dr. McHugh, we really appreciate everything you have done for my mom.”

“I had my first ever surgery with Dr. McHugh and he made me feel so calm and comfortable. His personality is great and I always enjoy seeing him. I healed so well with no issues and feel better than ever. Thank you Dr. McHugh!!!!!”

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“Everyone in this practice is so caring and helpful. They practically do everything for you. I had 3 discs replaced 4 weeks ago and I'm doing great. I'm very happy with Dr. McHugh and his staff.”

“Dr. McHugh did a corrective/revision surgery in November of 2020 and I am straight again!! My nerve compression and numbness down my leg are gone. I had tears when I saw the X-rays of the amazing work he did to fix my scoliosis, truly an amazing doctor! His bedside manner is the best of the best, he is funny and down-to-earth as an added bonus! When you have a doctor who cares, checks in on you, and you can feel the genuine concern and compassion for their work and your well-being, that speaks volumes. All in all, BEST SPINE SURGEON there is!”

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“Dr. McHugh is literally the best! He fixed my back and cured my leg pain. You hear about surgeons having bad bedside manner but not Dr. McHugh. He explains everything thoroughly, he's kind, funny, down-to-earth and such an extraordinary surgeon. Honestly if you aren’t using him as your surgeon then you’re making the wrong decision. THIS GUY IS THE BEST. If I have any other issues, this will be the first stop I’ll make. Thanks again, Dr. McHugh, keep being extraordinary!!!!”

“Dr. McHugh took as long as I needed. I didn’t feel rushed and his bedside manner was excellent. I highly recommend him!”

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“Getting an appointment was quick and easy. The ladies I spoke with were all very professional, friendly, and helpful, whether it was a phone call or in-person visits. Being able to complete paperwork online before going to the office was convenient as well. Dr. McHugh was very professional and gave a clear and honest opinion and plan moving forward.”

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“Dr. McHugh is a rare find in today’s in-and-out medical visits. Had a 40 minute appointment. He spent time showing me my x-rays. For the first time I understood what my fractures really looked like.”

“The staff was very helpful & friendly. Dr. McHugh listened to what I had to say about my respective issues. His office then called, I made my appointments—it could not have gone any smoother than it did.”

“I was referred by my neurologist since there had been changes to my lower back. He spent time with me and my wife going over the previous emergency surgery, reviewed my current MRI and felt that it was a wait and see. One week later he called after further review of the current MRI on a larger format and found that a minor outpatient surgery was needed in order to relieve pressure on a nerve for the right leg. He was very thorough in explaining the procedure.”

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