Sander R. Binderow, MD, FACS, FASCRS | Patient Testimonial

Dear Dr. Binderow,

It's been just over a year since Trent's proctocolectomy and I just wanted you to give you an update on how he's been doing. Before his surgery he was sick all the time and was losing so much weight from his ulcerative colitis. He spent many weeks in the hospital and he couldn't complete his college classes or hold down a full-time job. He had the surgery with you in December 2016 and it was definitely life changing for him.

While he was in the hospital recovering from the reversal surgery in March 2017, he decided he wanted to be an Electrical Lineman. This is a very physically demanding job, but it's outdoors which is where he most wants to be. Lineman school is in north Georgia and was only 6 months away, so we made an agreement that he would have to get stronger after he was released and work out and get back to the "Pre-UC" Trent in order to pursue this line of work.

Over the next 6 months he got healthier and stronger. He completed his 15 Week Lineman training program in the fall and graduated in December 2017. In January, he got a Full Time Job as a Lineman and has already spent a few weeks up north during the snow storms getting the power back on. He is loving what he is doing and we owe it all to you! He has a little wood shop now that he builds wooden furniture in his free time and he's even has found the girl that he's wants to spend the rest of his life with. Before his surgery, he never planned that far into the future.

He's happy and healthy and it's been a long time since I could say that. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart that you were able to make his life dreams come true. I know you were only doing your job, but in my heart I know you saved his life and you saved this Mamma's heart from being broken from him being so sick and not being able to help.

I just wanted to send you this note to tell you that we appreciate all that you've done for Trent and we are so very happy that we found you.

Trent's Mom