Dr. Walpert is, in my opinion, the best of the best. Three hour surgery, fuse c-3 through 3-8. I am now some 7 months after surgery and feel better than I have in ten years! I would highly recommend her to anyone at anytime. I have had eight surgeries in my lifetime and this, by far, was the best experience of my life! I can't say enough about my experience from the most professional and caring person I have ever met.