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Center for the Functional Restoration of the Spine

Spine Surgeons located in Shrewsbury, NJ & Toms River, NJ & Edison, NJ

4.88/5 Star Rating
8 total reviews

Center for the Functional Restoration of the Spine always appreciates feedback from our valued patients. To date, we’re thrilled to have collected 8 reviews with an average rating of 4.88 out of 5 stars. Please read what others are saying about Center for the Functional Restoration of the Spine below, and as always, we would love to collect your feedback.

Kyle S.
5/5 Star Rating
Submitted 03/07/23
Dr. Marc Menkowitz, Dr. Steve Paragioudakis, and NP Courtney Ellenberger-Brennan, my "Dream Team," are an exceptional spinal surgery team. I battled significant back pain for two decades and underwent various treatments, including chiropractic manipulations, holistic treatments, injections, massage, physical therapy, Spinal disc decompression, and surgeries, but found no relief until the Dream Team's exceptional care. In less than three months after their surgery, their unparalleled expertise and skills have already given me significant improvements. I highly recommend this extraordinary team to anyone seeking spinal care, including surgery. Their unwavering commitment to providing the highest level of care is unmatched. I am grateful for the gift of renewed health and well-being they have given me. With deepest appreciation and respect, Kyle Surgent PS. If you are tired of your pain - call the Dream Team!
Maryanne R.
5/5 Star Rating
Submitted 03/10/22
My surgery with Dr P was amazing! Right down to the care I received at Monmouth Medical. My left leg pain is GONE! He fully explained what would occur and knowing ahead of time was comforting. My pain was well managed, and the care I received from the nurses and others at the hospital was 5 star. Dr P’s staff gave clear instructions for going home. Things went so well, I was only in the hospital overnight. My recovery is going well and I anticipate a full and complete recovery. Thank you Dr P! You saved me from misery!
Elizabeth M.
4/5 Star Rating
Submitted 02/27/22
I was very pleased with my visit to Dr. Paragioudakis. He answered all of my questions. I do have one concern, however. When I had my pre-testing at the hospital prior to my surgery, I received an ultrasound of the veins of my arms and legs. Medicare is refusing to pay this and I am constantly getting phone calls and letters from the hospital. I need a letter stating that this test was medically necessary for my surgery. Please send this as soon as possible. Thank you.
Maryanne R.
5/5 Star Rating
Submitted 02/11/22
Excited to have Dr P do my spine surgery.
Daniel C.
5/5 Star Rating
Submitted 01/27/22
They are very knowledgeable and caring in performing their jobs. All questions are answered in a manner easily understood. They all go above and beyond in helping you with your care.
John A.
5/5 Star Rating
Submitted 11/21/21
Staff is always pleasant, attentive and compassionate. Very well run office. Dr. Paragiodakis is extremely knowledgeable and listened to all of my concerns. He answered all of my questions and explained in detail all of my options.
Iola S.
5/5 Star Rating
Submitted 11/18/21
Cannot say enough about this group and Dr. Paragioudakis (Dr. P). He is the most caring, sensitive, information and skilled surgeon I have ever met. Did a lumbar fusion on me when I could no longer work and within a day, my pain was gone! Don't make a decision with other doctors until you consult with Dr. P. and his staff!
Kevin L.
5/5 Star Rating
Submitted 11/12/21
Everyone was very knowledgeable and kind!