Services

Dr Emil Shakov is a board certified general surgeon specialising in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. He treats various conditions that include colon problems, hernia, gallbladder and appendix diseases. Dr Shakov strives to help his patients return to their normal lives at the earliest. To know more about Dr Shakov’s services, read below:

  • General SurgeryGeneral SurgeryGeneral surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts. Read More
  • Appendix Removal Appendix RemovalThe 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”.Read More
  • Colorectal Surgery Colorectal SurgeryColorectal surgery also known as proctology is a field in medicine dealing with diagnosing and treating disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon. Read More
  • Gallbladder Surgery Gallbladder SurgeryThe gallbladder is a small organ located near the stomach and the pancreas. Its job is to store bile before it is released into the small intestine to help with fat digestion.Read More
  • Hernia Repair Hernia RepairA Hernia is A defect or weakness in the muscle or abdominal wall that allows fat or organs to protrude through and bulge. Read More
  • Lipoma & Cysts Lipoma & CystsLipomas Are benign fatty tumors. They are relatively common, occurring in people between the ages of 40-60 but they can happen to anyone, including children. Read More
  • Reflux Disease Reflux DiseaseHeartburn(also called pyrosis) is a burning sensation in the upper chest or abdomen which is caused by acid reflux from the stomach into the esophagus. Read More
  • Surgical Ports Surgical Ports & AccessSurgical Ports & AccessCertain 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. Read More
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Minimally Invasive SurgeryLaparoscopy 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. Read More
  • Breast Surgery 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.Read More
  • Feeding Tubes Feeding TubesA 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. Read More
  • Intestinal Perforation Intestinal Perforation 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 Read More
  • Skin Biopsy Skin Biopsy & Surgery A biopsy is a diagnostic procedure to evaluate unusual growths or suspicious tissue in the body. The procedure involves removal of a piece of tissue or cells from the area of concern which are sent to a laboratory for microscopic examination. Read More
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery Hemorrhoid Surgery 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.Read More
  • Abdominal Wall 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. Read More
  • Splenectomy Splenectomy 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. Read More
  • Abscess DrainageAbscess Drainage 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. Read More

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