Alexander Aboka Earns Four Star Rating for Orthopaedic Surgery

Virginia Orthopaedic & Spine Specialists (VOSS) is proud to announce that Dr. Alexander Aboka is rated as one of the top orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine doctors in Suffolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake and Norfolk on HealthGrades.

Dr. Aboka received a 95% patient satisfaction rating from his patients, on a eight measures of care including: “Time Spent with Patient,” “Level of Trust,” and “Wait Time.” Over 90% of his patients would be willing to recommend him to their family and friends – the ultimate compliment.

He has also received a four-star (out of four-stars) ranking from his patients on Vitals, where patients have shared their satisfaction with Dr. Aboka’s skill and bedside manner in the comments section:

“I had surgery on my shoulder on January 6, 2012, by another doctor which left me in continuing pain day in and day out. I went to Dr A. Aboka for a second opinion. He was extremely nice and listened to every word as I explained my situation. Dr. Aboka explained my given situation and ordered some tests. The test results from the CT scan was exactly what Dr. Aboka stated. I under went surgery and to my belief it doesn’t feel as if I been cut or had surgery at all. My pain has been in instant relief. Dr. A. Aboka is not only a great doctor to have but a great surgeon as well. I will recommend anyone with need of an arthroscopy or shoulder problem to come see Dr. A. Aboka at anytime, you won’t be disappointed.” – Brendolyn

“Dr. Aboka repaired a torn pectoral muscle. His work was excellent; I did not have to use any of the pain killers that were prescribed to me. Very friendly and nice.” – John

“After suffering for over a year and being told that rehab would help my swollen throbbing and painful to walk on knee, Dr Aboka explained exactly why I was in so much pain.I agreed to the procedure. It went well, from start to finish. Finally I feel better. Thank You, Dr. Aboka. You Have Blessed Hands.” – Rick

“I had shoulder surgery by another orthopedic surgeon and it was never right!! I kept having constant pain. Dr. Aboka made the right diagnosis and fixed my shoulder with arthroscopy…it felt better the day after surgery than it had for 3 years. I am back to work without pain after just 6 weeks. He is really nice and takes the time to explain the problem ans showed me exactly what I needed done and how he fixed it. I DEFINITELY HIGHLY RECOMMEND DR ABOKA!” – Anonymous

“Dr Aboka really figured my shoulder problem out after I had been bounced around by several other orthopedic doctors for over a year. He has an easy bedside manner and took time to listen to me, before examining my shoulder more thoroughly than any one had ever done. He explained to me exactly what is going on with my shoulder (shoulder blade tracking problem). His customized therapy protocol helped me return to normal without the surgery that the other guys were recommending…Thanks Doc.” – Anonymous

Before you choose any orthopaedic surgeon it’s important to take into account the number of surveys and all aspects of their background—education, training, and specialized experience—to ensure that they are the right fit for you.

Alexander M. Aboka, MD, MPH

For a well-rounded view, see what patients think about the care they received from Dr. Aboka on both and

+ View Dr. Aboka’s listing.

+ Learn more about Dr. Aboka on HealthGrades.

Virginia Orthopaedic and Spine Specialists is a natural choice for those with an orthopaedic, spine or joint injury in western Hampton Roads who want to get up on their feet and back in the game as quickly as possible.

For more information about our sports medicine program, or to schedule an evaluation with Dr. Aboka, our fellowship trained arthroscopic shoulder surgery specialist, please call us today at 757.673.5680.

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