MBBS, DNB - General Surgery, FCPS - General Surgery
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Dr. Abhijit Whatkar is a Laparoscopic & General Surgeon and Gastroenterologist. He has completed his M.B.B.S., D.N.B (Gen Surgery). He has FMAS and DMAS in Minimal Access Surgery and FCPS in General surgery. He is an awardee of 3 gold medals in his PG academics. He is trained in laparoscopic surgeries and endoscopies. He has handled 150 beded burns unit.He also has experience in Trauma surgeries. He is a member of Maharashtra Medical Council, Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), World Laparoscopy Institute. He practices in Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College and Hospital (katraj) and Lifepoint Hospital (wakad). He is attached with Ruby Hall Clinic (Hinjewadi), Shaswat Hospital (Aundh), Maxcare Hospital (Pimple Saudagar) as Panel Consultant in Surgery.
2 clinics for General Consultation
211, Velstand building, Near Reliance mart, Kharadi bypass, Landmark: Near Reliance Mart, Pune
Mon, Wed, Fri
10:00 - 01:00
Tue, Thu, Sat
02:30 - 05:30
Dr Whatkar Sir operated my dad last year. He explained all the details, needs, procedures, and risks of the surgery to all. Comforted the patient by explaining him and ensuring that he will be alright. The surgery went really well and my dad recovered quickly. Post surgery, Sir guided us with all the necessary precautions and medications.
I had consulted on line for Laser treatment for hummorohids. Dr explained in detail the types of piles and recommended medications. I have got 75% result as of now.Thank you Doctor.
I recommend Dr. Abijit A Whatkar for surgery, he is the best surgeon. His expertise opinion saved my husbands life.
I recommend this doctor because of understanding and friendliness . Thank you .
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.