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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Rumi is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in spine surgery. Common spinal conditions include disc herniations, nerve root impingement, spinal cord compression, spinal stenosis, sciatica, radiculopathy and myelopathy, vertebral compression fractures, spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis, degenerative conditions of all areas of the spine, sports related neck and back injuries, neck and back pain, and spinal fractures. Dr. Rumi graduated cum laude from Colgate University in Hamilton, NY, with a major in Molecular Biology. During medical school at the University Of Rochester School Of Medicine in Rochester, NY, he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. As a resident in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of Penn State University he chose to focus his career on spinal disorders and surgery. Subsequently he pursued his fellowship in Spine Surgery from the Emory University Spine Center in Atlanta, GA. Prior to settling in Texas Dr. Rumi served on the staff of New England Medical Center of the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, as faculty in Orthopaedic Surgery. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the North American Spine Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Texas Medical Association, Texas Orthopaedic Association and Williamson County Medical Society. Dr. Rumi came to Texas with his family including his wife, who is a practicing Ophthalmologist in Austin, and three young children. His hobbies include traveling, recreational sports, and spending time e
Verified Patient Reviews
The wait was too long (more than an hour), and the furniture in the waiting area was worn out and very uncomfortable, particularly for an orthopedic office. The doctor saw me for only a few minutes, not long enough for me to make a professional judgment.
Very patiently answered all my questions. Explained the course of treatment very well. I really like him. Will refer him to all my family and friends if needed. Thanks Venkat
I very much like that Dr. Rumi starts with the least aggressive treatment, first to see if that works, before moving toward the next step. He answered my questions well and was encouraging. Excellent doctor!
Dr. Rumi was good. Seemed very knowledgeable and explained things well. I came away with a clear path forward of treatment. I had to wait about 30 minutes in the exam room. This is after arriving 30 minutes early to do all of the paperwork. Office is looking a little rough with torn upholstery on the exam table. My back was hurting when I arrived in but the chairs that I had to sit in for 30+ minutes were very uncomfortable. The chairs in the waiting room and exam room looked like they were purchased in the 90's and had very little lumbar support. One would think a spine/ortho clinic would have some chairs with some back support. It's clear that they are not spending any of their profits on keeping the facilities up to date with modern ergonomics, etc.
He was quick and to the point. Maybe a bit too clinical; a smile, lite hearted conversation would ease the nerves for the patient some.
The front desk staff were very short and unhappy. They weren't smiling or friendly; in fact, it seemed very much as if they hated their jobs. The clinical staff in the back were very friendly and courteous, however. I didn't see the doctor until about 30-40 minutes after my appointment time. He was okay, but I felt a little rushed to be seen, and I didn't really feel like he was too interested in making a connection or discussing things in detail, but rather get me in, get me out.
Doctor Rumi was very pleasant, clearly explained my condition and options, and he was easy to talk with. I strongly recomend using him for any Orthopedic needs you may have.
He was very thorough, very professional and had a good bedside manner. He answered all my questions and concerns.