Bone infection after tailbone removal surgery (coccygectomy)

One complication of surgical tailbone removal (coccygectomy) is that infection may occur at the surgical site.

Part of the reason for the relatively high likelihood of infection at this surgical site (compared with others) is that the coccygectomy site is so close to the anus.

Superficial infections can happen at the skin, which is called […]

Tailbone Pain Despite Surgery (Coccygectomy)

Many patients ask me what to do about tailbone pain that continues or returns despite the person having undergone surgical removal of the tailbone (coccygectomy).

Find the CAUSE of the ongoing tailbone pain after coccygectomy In general, it is important for the treating physician to start by searching for an underlying cause for the current […]

Congrats to new M.D.'s at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Congrats today to newly graduated M.D.’s from here at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

From me: an alum (1992) & now faculty here (since 1996).

Ceremonies were today at NJPAC. Nice to wear the faculty attire for this event.

– Patrick Foye, M.D.

Founder and Director at Tailbone Pain Center […]

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