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Old 06-07-2003, 10:40 AM
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Anyone else on the group that has a diagnosis/repair of long segment complete tracheal rings?

Anyone ever use any of these doctors in St. Louis, MO?
Dr. James Forsen, Jr
Dr. Rodney Lusk
Dr. Charles Huddleston

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Cory
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Old 06-07-2003, 12:57 PM
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Hi Cory,
I can't answer your first question, but we've used all three doctors you mentioned in St. Louis. ┬*Actually, Dr. Lusk is no longer in St. Louis, he moved to Colorado Springs. ┬*Dr. Forsen was my son's ENT until we moved to Phoenix last summer. ┬*Dr. Forsen did Jack's trach. ┬*Dr. Forsen is a very nice guy, but I wouldn't rank him anywhere near Dr. Cotton. ┬*This is just based on my experience with Dr. Forsen and my hearing about Dr. Cotton on this Board - I've never met Dr. Cotton. ┬*My son doesn't have an issue that can be corrected by Dr. Cotton. ┬*

As you probably already know, Dr. Huddleston is the cardio-thorasic (sp?) surgeon at St. Louis Children's Hospital. He works with Dr. Mendeloff - who actually did several of Jack's surgeries. ┬*Drs. Huddleston and Mendeloff's specialties are heart and lung transplants. ┬*But, I'm sure they are very good at all surgeries. ┬*I'd actually recommend Eric Mendeloff over Dr. Huddleston - he is younger! ┬* ┬*If you have any other questions, please feel free to e-mail me at: schrooten1@cox.net
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