Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Abdominal wall reconstruction is a surgical procedure used to restore the structural and functional integrity of the abdominal muscles and is most often performed on patients who have had undesirable hernia repair operations or recurring hernias.
Abscesses (boils) are skin infections that are inflamed and contain pus. Incision and drainage is a procedure performed to clear large, growing and painful abscesses of pus.
Breast cancer surgery involves the surgical removal of a breast tumor and a portion of the surrounding normal tissue to prevent its spread to the other parts of the body.
Dialysis (hemodialysis) is the most common treatment for renal failure. The dialysis machine acts like an artificial kidney, removing impurities from the blood and regulating fluid and chemical balances.
A feeding tube is a medical device used to provide nutrition to people who cannot obtain nutrition by mouth, are unable to swallow safely, or need nutritional supplementation.
Hemorrhoid Surgery (Rubber Band Ligation and Excisions)
Hemorrhoids are masses or lumps formed due to swollen blood vessels inside or outside the rectum. In severe stages, they may become infected or protrude from the anus (prolapsed hemorrhoid) and require surgical removal. The procedure used to treat or remove hemorrhoids is termed hemorrhoidectomy.
Hiatal Hernia Surgery
A hiatal hernia repair is usually performed as an outpatient surgery with no overnight stay in the hospital. The operation may be performed as an 'open' or 'keyhole' (laparoscopic) surgery. Your surgeon will decide which procedure is suitable for the repair and performs with your consent .
Intestinal perforation, also known as ruptured bowel, is a hole in the wall of part of the gastrointestinal tract. The gastrointestinal tract includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine
The appendix is a small organ about the size of a finger that hangs down from the lower right of the large intestine. It is thought to be a vestigial organ, meaning that it is a sort of evolutionary “holdover”. In other large vertebrates that eat a plant-based diet, it is a much larger organ that helps to digest large amounts of plant matter. In adult humans it doesn’t seem to serve any purpose at all.
The most common treatment for cholecystitis is surgery called laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This is a less invasive surgery than the traditional method of a large abdominal incision to remove the gallbladder.
Laparoscopic Colon Resection
What is Colon Resection?
The colon is the large intestine. The colon and the rectum (bowel) function to store and expel processed food and waste. Colon resection or colectomy is the surgical removal of all or a part of the colon.
Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
The most commonly used laparoscopic surgical techniques for hernia repair are transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) and totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair.
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
What is Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery?
The rectum is the lower part of the large intestine that is connected to the sigmoid colon (lowermost part of the colon). The colon and the rectum (bowel) function to store and expel digested food and waste. Laparoscopic rectal surgery is the surgical removal of all or a part of the rectum with the aid of a laparoscope.
Laparoscopic Surgery/Minimally Invasive Surgery
Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed using a laparoscope, a thin fiber-optic instrument with a camera and lens attached to it. Laparoscopes can be used for diagnosing and treating various conditions .
Medical Weight Loss
Weight loss is the burning of excessive calories from your body. It also ensures that the intake of calories is less than the number of calories burnt. Weight loss becomes highly necessary when your excessive weight causes hindrances to healthy living.
What is Cholecystectomy?
Cholecystectomy is the surgical removal of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a small, hollow organ situated below the liver. Bile juice produced by the liver is stored in the gall bladder and transported to the small intestine through ducts for the digestion of fats.
Open Colon Resection
What is Colon Resection?
The colon is the large intestine. The colon and the rectum (bowel) function to store and expel digested food and waste. Colon resection or a colectomy is the surgical removal of all or a part of the colon.
Open Hernia Surgery
A hernia is a weakness or defect in the abdominal wall. It may be present from birth or develop over a period of time. If the defect is large enough, abdominal contents such as the bowels, may protrude through the defect causing a lump or bulge felt by the patient.
Open Rectal Surgery
What is Rectal Surgery?
The rectum is the lower part of the large intestine that is connected to the sigmoid colon (the lowermost part of the colon). The colon and the rectum (bowel) function to store and expel digested food and waste.
Reflux surgery is performed to treat gastric reflux symptoms and prevent damage to the oesophagus. The different types of reflux surgeries include endoluminal gastroplication or endoscopic fundoplication technique and Nissen’s fundoplication
Splenectomy is the surgical removal of spleen, a large organ located in the upper left part of the stomach that contains macrophages, specialized cells that fight against the foreign bodies. Splenectomy is indicated in splenomegaly, a condition of enlarged spleen. Patients with splenomegaly may or may not exhibit the symptoms and will be diagnosed by the physicians by physical examination or radiological diagnosis. The common symptoms include abdominal pain, hiccups, unable to have a large meal, weakness, fatigue, frequent infections, and severe bleeding.
Certain types Of chemotherapy or dialysis may necessitate the insertion of a surgical port or a catheter. Dr. Shakov is an expert in the placement of these life-saving devices.