Home » Patient stories » Verified Patient's Story Verified Patient's Story Submit Your Testimonial How was your overall experience?: Poor Fair Good Very Good Excellent Comments: Dr. Perni performed a fusion on my lower spine about 6 months ago. I'm once again feeling like I can do my gardening and pick up my grandsons. I already recommended him to my son, who has also had surgery performed by Dr. Perni and had great success, too. I'd recommend him without hesitation.