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Tadhg James O'Gara, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

116 Ratings
16 Comments
 

Tadhg James O'Gara, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Prevention of Spinal Pathology, Back and Neck Conditions, Degenerative Spine Conditions, Orthopaedics, Microsurgery and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spine Trauma, Nerve Trauma

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-2121
Department: 336-716-8200

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1997
  • M.D., SUNY Health Science Center-Brooklyn, 2001
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, Spine, State U Hsp-Downstate M C, 2006
  • Fellowship, Spine, New England Baptist Hospital, 2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Memberships

  • Am Academy Of Orthopaedic Surg
  • North Carolina Spine Society
  • North American Spine Assn
  • North Carolina Orthopedic Assn

NPI Number

  • 1609884378
Tadhg James O'Gara, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

116 Ratings
16 Comments
 

Tadhg James O'Gara, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Neurosurgery

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Academic: 336-716-0571 | Department: 336-716-8200

Recent Publications

Bundled payments in total joint arthroplasty and spine surgery. Sullivan R, Jarvis LD, O'Gara T, Langfitt M, Emory C.. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2017;10(2):218-223.

Survey of conventional and complementary and alternative therapy in patients with low back pain. O'Gara T, Kemper KJ, Birkedal J, Curl W, Miller N, Abadie B.. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2016;25(1):27-33.

Successful manubriosternal fusion following failure of open reduction and internal fixation of a traumatic manubriosternal dislocation. Scott AT, Halvorson JJ, O'Gara TJ, Lata AL.. J Bone Joint Surg Case Connect. 2013;3(4):e98.

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For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

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Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Prevention of Spinal Pathology, Back and Neck Conditions, Degenerative Spine Conditions, Orthopaedics, Microsurgery and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spine Trauma, Nerve Trauma
Tadhg James O'Gara, M.D.

Tadhg James O'Gara, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Neurosurgery

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Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

Tadhg James O'Gara, M.D.116 Ratings
16 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.3
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.5
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.4
CP spoke using clear language
4.5
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.5
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.3
Patients' confidence in CP
4.4
Time CP spent with patient
4.2
Wait time at clinic
4.3



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

4/10/2017

He offered no information as to what I could take for the pain or treatment of any kind that might have helped.

4/3/2017

*Dr. O'Gara has operated on my back twice, with great results, and is scheduled to operate on my back again on 3-23-17. He is a great surgeon.

2/15/2017

Really, I don't know why you rate a care provider's friendliness! I want them to be competent, but you don't ask about that! I want them to be very knowledgeable, explain what I need and why and help me set it up. This all happened with Dr. O'Gara and Marcie, the nurse.

1/4/2017

Great doctor. *Dr. O'Gara seemed to be a very competent, caring physician.

12/30/2016

Good

11/19/2016

The Best

11/16/2016

*Dr. O'Gara & his staff are really pretty good & when I explained about the delay of my appointment with he was very concerned & we talked it out together.

10/25/2016

the Dr really listened, I am very confident in Dr O'Gara

9/26/2016

Very knowledgeable on my spine condition, and ways it can be safest treated without making my spine condition worse.

9/22/2016

Very good.

8/25/2016

Excellent dr.

8/10/2016

My dr. was very nice and explained everything. No problems.

8/8/2016

I have already recommended *Dr. O'Gara to other people.

7/28/2016

Didn't feel like dr. cared about my condition.

7/22/2016

I have recommended *Dr O'gara to everyone with back problems.

7/11/2016

Very good.

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