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Lipoma Removal - Should Have Done it Sooner
Shawn1's Review of: Dr. Alan Engler, MD

Rating: 10.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
October 9, 2014, 6:03 pm

Doctor Name:   Dr. Alan Engler, MD (My Profile)
New York
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   Shawn1 (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   None available
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   August 10, 2014
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


Dr. Engler immediately made me feel comfortable.

I'd put off dealing with the lipoma in my right shoulder for almost ten years, but it had grown to the size of a tennis ball (they always get worse!) and I finally had to do something about it. I shopped a few other doctors, and even had a consultation with one, but was shocked by how expensive the procedure was. That's when I found Dr. Engler, and I couldn't be happier with my experience.

Every interaction - from the consultation and exam, to the procedure, then finally the post-op check-up - was top-notch. He discussed my lipoma candidly and offered me information on all the options available. I opted for a local anesthetic and removal, and it went off without a hitch. He kept me calm during the procedure (I feint when I get blood drawn) and I'm thrilled with the results.

What I didn't expect was the level of post-op care. He prescribed meds to help me recover, and managed the drainage of the wound by coming in on a day off so I'd be more comfortable on the weekend! I felt more cared for during the two weeks after the surgery than before if that's even possible. It was a real relief.

It's been two months now since my operation and I feel fantastic. The scarring is tiny (two pinpricks on the top and bottom of the area) and I forget sometimes that I ever had anything there.

I wish I hadn't waited so long to get my lipoma removed. It's easy, safe, and Dr. Engler gave me a more than fair price. I won't hesitate to come to him with any future surgical needs.

Dr. Engler is the clear choice for lipoma removal in New York City.

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