John Fahrbach MD

Being a Patient

Being a patient is a humbling experience, as I recently learned in choosing to undergo spinal fusion surgery to correct a condition called spondylolisthesis, in which one vertebra slides forward over the one below it. It is especially humbling if you’re like me — impatient and grouchy when feeling incapacitated in any way. Surgery was the absolute last thing I wanted, so I drove myself and everyon... »