• Report: #504642

Complaint Review: Dr. Felipe Garcia

  • Submitted: Mon, October 05, 2009
  • Updated: Tue, October 02, 2012

  • Reported By: tcumom — Ft. Worth Texas USA
Dr. Felipe Garcia
Oleander Street/ 8th Avenue Fort Worth, Texas United States of America

Dr. Felipe Garcia PAIN MANAGEMENT DOCTOR Dr. Garcia did not adhere to the rule of taking care of me medically for 30 days until I found another Dr. Fort Worth, Texas

*Consumer Comment: must of been dr shopping

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I was treated terribly by the receptionists at Dr. Garcia's office and after my second appointment with him, I was mailed a discharge letter. I asked for my medication refill since I have now 30 days to find a Dr. and they said no.

But I thought the letter states I am under his care. I guess when he has this report in his file ( see below) then he obviously wants me to walk around in pain: Below is one of my MRI's  on my spine. I am only 37 but I am treated as if there should be nothing wrong. 

They pretty much left me for dead and I am asking myself why is this happening to me? Now, I realize people take medication of chronic pain like myself and many others, and some who take for a party or something But I have no clue what to do, and not to mention that I have a 15 year old who told me ,MOM, I heard that you can get sick if u stop your medication like that..


I have a brilliant 15 yr old son who is my life. So as a single mom, he knows everything about me and vice-versa. So now I have that to worry about. GREAT. Fantastic!! I will be sick and have this as well and I grabbed my second MRI report ( 10/30/2007) to correctly spell these issues that ruin my life:


Technique: SAgital T2, T1, T1 fat saturated axial T1 and T2 sequences throught the lumbar performed.

FINDINGS:

Sagital images show multilevel degenerative disc disease. There is more severe disease at L5-S1, with disc height loss, and edematous end plate changes at L5-S1 in addition to about 7mm of retrolithesis of L5 on S1. Other leverl show focal disc buldges with disc desiccation, and small central protrusions with high intensity zones at L2-3 and L3-4. THe conus is at level T12/L1 and is normal in appearance. No other significant marrow abnormalties are identified ( OH WOW , that is great news right there.. that last sentence .)

Segmental analysis:

At L 1-2, there is a small central protrusion. There is no significant neural foraminal or spinal stenosis.

At L2-3, there is a broad- based disc buldge without neural foraminal or central stenosis. There is central high intensity zone, consistant with focal annular tear.

At L3-4, there is a broad-based disc buldge and focal posterior high intensity zone consistent with annular tearing. There is mild facet DJD. There is no significant neural foraminal or central stenosis.

At L4-5 there is a moderate broad-based disc buldge and mild to moderate facet hypertrophy and ligamentum flavum hypertrophy. No significant neural foraminal or central stenosis is visualized.

At L5-S1, there is moderate-to-severe bilateral facet DJD. Retrolisthesis and facet DJD narrow the bilateral lateral recesses and neural foramina. This could cause affect upon the ilateral L5 nerve roots and bilateral descending S1 nerve root, and could account for radiculopathy in these distributions if present clinically.

IMPRESSION:

MULTILEVEL DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE. MOST SIGNIFICANT FINDING IS AT L5-S1 WITH DEGENERATIVE RETROLISTHESIS, DISC HEIGHT LOSS AND DEGENERATIVE END PLATE CHANGES WITH RETROLETHESIS AND FACET DJD PRODUCING MODERATE BILATERAL NEURAL FORAMINAL AND LATERAL RECESS NARROWING, AND COULD ACCOUNT FOR BILATERAL L5 AND S1 RADICULOPATHIES IF THEY ARE PRESENT CLINICALLY.


I rest my case.



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#1 Consumer Comment

must of been dr shopping

AUTHOR: nana - (United States of America)

this female must of been dr shopping, and waiting to many meds. most drs only will write meds for a certian amount, and no more. she has got to have flipped her wig cause i have gotten nothing kindness from him. had to be put in hospital after a trial was done , and he was right their by my side checking on me, so she must of treated him very badly and ugly, he is so nice
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