MBBS, MS - General Surgery
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Has post masters in general surgery & has undergone the following trainingFellowship in surgical gastro from NIMS. Trained in minimal invasive surgery. Underwent advanced gynaec laparoscopy training under Dr. Hafeez, Sunshine Hospital, Cochin- Kerala. Laparoscopic hernia training at AIIMS, New Delhi. Advanced laparoscopy training in Germany.Worked at NIMS, Hyderabad for 6 years before he set up his ot at Hegde Hospital & Hegde Nursing Home with all latest equipment to ensure quicker surgeries, best results and minimal risk to patients. A dedicated surgeon with experience to deal with all types of complications.Also undergone advanced training from Germany for laparoscopy using latest instruments.Also undergone advanced training in gynaec - laparoscopic surgeries and has been carrying out procedures regularly - including total laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic myomectomy and advanced endometriosis and ovarian cystectomies.
3 clinics for General Consultation
67/68, Vittalrao Nagar, Landmark: Karachi Bakery Lane & Opposite Pizza Hut, Hyderabad
Mon - Sun
10:00 - 02:00
16-11-310/2/G 2&3, Dikshit Residency, Landmark: Near Amber Pet Bus Stop, Hyderabad
Mon - Sat
06:00 - 08:00
1st Floor, Padma Arcade, ICRISAT Colony Opp. IOCL Petrol Pump, Madinaguda, Miyapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500049, Landmark: Cult.fit, Hyderabad
02:00 - 06:00
I was really scared for the surgery bcz am pregnant. But after the procedure I really felt very happy with Dr Praahanth. Procedure was successful and baby is also fine. Heartful thanks to Dr. Prashanth, Raju and the team who supported me very well during the process.
**** ******* Explained the symptoms and provides good guidance and treatment regimen that is suitable in the current situation.
Doctor identified the issue immediately and gave me correct advice and cleared all my concerns and questions , will visit him again for any of the similar issues.
Doctor was on time and immediately he examined my body and informed me the issue and gave medication and explained me to take care of the things I should, and he is very clear *** **** *******
Q: Who is a general surgeon?
A: A general surgeon is a doctor highly skilled in surgery of a wide range of and most commonly occurring diseases.
Q: What are the procedures for which a general surgeon can perform surgery?
A: A general surgeon performs surgery for digestive tract (oesophagus and related organs), abdomen and its contents, appendicitis, hernia, gallbladder, breast, skin, and soft tissue and endocrine system.
Q: Can a general surgeon peform surgery for cancer treatment?
A: A surgeon who has completed his training in general surgery and, then specialized in oncology can perform surgery for cancer treatment.
Q: How general surgeon is different from a specialist surgeon?
A: A general surgeon is highly skilled in surgical procedure for various parts of the body. They are also trained in pre, during and post-operative surgical critical care and injury due to accidents. However, a specialist surgeon, after having training in general surgery, gets additional training in a particular speciality related to a specific system of the body. e.g. orthopedic surgery
Q: Can a general surgeon do the surgery for appendicitis?
A: Removal of appendicitis is called as appendectomy and is a common surgical procedure performed by a general surgeon.