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Surgery2022-01-05T15:13:18-05:00

CentraState provides state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgery, including the ‘da Vinci® robotic surgery,’ for conditions ranging from endovascular procedures to joint replacements. Compared to traditional surgery, minimally invasive surgery may result in faster healing and a shorter recovery time for patients. Our surgical services are delivered in state-of-the-art operating rooms by highly trained physicians and nurses. Same-day surgery procedures—those not requiring an overnight stay—are performed in CentraState’s Ambulatory Surgery Center. And when appropriate, patients receive pre- and post-operative care in our Short Stay Surgical Unit.

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CentraState provides state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgery for conditions ranging from endovascular procedures to joint replacements. Compared to traditional surgery, minimally invasive surgery may result in faster healing and a shorter recovery time for patients. Our surgical services are delivered in state-of-the-art operating rooms by highly trained physicians and nurses. Same-day surgery procedures—those not requiring an overnight stay—are performed in CentraState’s Ambulatory Surgery Center. And when appropriate, patients receive pre- and post-operative care in our Short Stay Surgical Unit.

SURGICAL SERVICES

The Short Stay Unit, located on the first floor of CentraState Medical Center, is staffed by nurses and a trained team of medical professionals working in collaboration with your doctor. It offers comfortable, specialized care before and after certain procedures, such as endoscopies, biopsies, spinal taps, interventional radiology, and various surgical treatments. While in this unit, patients receive careful evaluation, monitoring, and assistance with recovery.

The Ambulatory Surgery Center in the Donna O’Donnell, RN, Medical Arts Building is devoted to outpatient care, offering same-day surgery in a variety of specialties. The surgery center was designed to care for your same-day surgery needs in one convenient location. With ongoing advances in medicine, many routine procedures can be performed with no overnight stay.

CentraState’s da Vinci® Surgical System, also known as a robotic surgery system, offers an advanced, minimally invasive approach to surgery. It enables our specially trained surgeons to provide an alternative to traditional open surgery for procedures considered too complex or delicate to treat using standard minimally invasive technology.

Robotic-assisted surgery offers physicians the control, range of motion, and visibility of open surgery, but it also allows them to work through tiny incisions. This means that patients may benefit from reduced blood loss, less pain and scarring, decreased risk of infection, fewer complications, and a faster recovery time. At CentraState, our da Vinci surgery specialists treat many conditions and diseases, including:

  • Achalasia (swallowing disorder)
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroid tumors
  • Gall bladder disorders
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Hernia
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney disorders
  • Obesity
  • Pelvic prolapse
  • Prostate cancer
  • Ulcerative colitis
As an alternative to open surgery, CentraState’s Endovascular Lab provides state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgery for non-cardiac vascular conditions, such as clogged or collapsed blood vessels or other problems with the veins or arteries.

SURGICAL PROCEDURES PERFORMED

Ramarao G.
Ramarao G.
Ramarao G.
When pediatrician Ramarao Gajula, MD, sought a permanent solution to his ongoing back pain, he turned to CentraState colleague Mark McLaughlin, MD. Dr. Gajula, 67, spent a decade in pain. He suffered from lower back pain, tingling, and numbness nearly every day. While walking, he often had to sit until the pain subsided before continuing. At times he couldn’t feel...Read More >
Julia
Julia
Julia
Julia Schleuss was a trailblazer when she joined the boys’ wrestling team at Wall Township High School. However, when she broke her collarbone during a match this winter, she was concerned that she might never wrestle again. Julia, 16, decided in eighth grade that she wanted to join the boys’ wrestling team because of the team’s workout regimen; being the...Read More >
Walter B.
Walter B.
Walter B.
A few years ago, Walter “Bud” Burch’s wife, Kathy, found him on the kitchen floor writhing in pain. He had to be carried to their truck before being driven to the emergency department. Suffering from a chronic condition called trigeminal neuralgia, Bud lived with this kind of intense pain for more than 60 years. Trigeminal neuralgia affects the trigeminal nerve,...Read More >

SURGEONS

Pinakin Jethwa, MD

Pinakin Jethwa, MD

Neurosurgery

Elena Ng, M.D.

Elena Ng, M.D.

Ophthalmology, Surgery - Retinal and Vitreous

Ronald Benitez, MD

Ronald Benitez, MD

Neurosurgery

Thomas Kayal, M.D.

Thomas Kayal, M.D.

Colorectal Surgery, Oncologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Marc Cohen, DPM

Marc Cohen, DPM

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Gregory Fedorcik, M.D. GF

Gregory Fedorcik, M.D.

Hand Surgery

Gary Pess, M.D.

Gary Pess, M.D.

Hand Surgery

Michael Nakashian, M.D.

Michael Nakashian, M.D.

Hand Surgery, Orthopedics

Alexander Kirshenbaum, M.D.

Alexander Kirshenbaum, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, Urology

Seun Sowemimo, MD, FACS

Seun Sowemimo, MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Weight Loss

Doh Cha, M.D. DC

Doh Cha, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, Urology

Alison DeWaters-LaBianca, D.P.M. AD

Alison DeWaters-LaBianca, D.P.M.

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Alan Nasar, M. D.

Alan Nasar, M. D.

Orthopedics, Surgery - Orthopedic

John Brandeisky, DPM, F.A.C. F.A.S.

John Brandeisky, DPM, F.A.C. F.A.S.

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Michael Greller, M.D., FAAOS

Michael Greller, M.D., FAAOS

Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Surgery - Orthopedic

Val Prokurat, MD, DO

Val Prokurat, MD, DO

Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Weight Loss

Emad Rizkala, M.D. ER

Emad Rizkala, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, Urology

Michael Menack, M.D. F.A.C.S.

Michael Menack, M.D. F.A.C.S.

Robotic Surgery, Surgery - General

Mark Lehman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Mark Lehman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Surgery - General, Surgery - Vascular

Kyle Chapple, MD

Kyle Chapple, MD

Neurosurgery

Amit Kharod, M.D.

Amit Kharod, M.D.

Breast Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Surgery - General

Joseph Gower, M.D. JG

Joseph Gower, M.D.

Surgery - Hand

Troy Sukkarieh, M.D.

Troy Sukkarieh, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, Urology

Brent Rosenthal, D.P.M.

Brent Rosenthal, D.P.M.

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Teddy Atik, M.D. TA

Teddy Atik, M.D.

Surgery - Hand

George Gabuzda, M.D. GG

George Gabuzda, M.D.

Hand Surgery

Gerardo Goldberger, D.O.

Gerardo Goldberger, D.O.

Orthopedics, Surgery - Orthopedic, Surgery - Spine

Steven Lemberger, D.P.M

Steven Lemberger, D.P.M

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

David Wells Roth, MD

David Wells Roth, MD

Neurosurgery

Peter Mandel, M.D.

Peter Mandel, M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery - Gynecologic Robotic

Gregg Berkowitz, M.D., FAAOS

Gregg Berkowitz, M.D., FAAOS

Orthopedics, Surgery - Orthopedic

Sergey Grachev, M.D., F.A.C.S. SG

Sergey Grachev, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Robotic Surgery, Surgery - General

Boris Volshteyn, MD, MS

Boris Volshteyn, MD, MS

Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive

Rudolf Thompson, M.D. RT

Rudolf Thompson, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Tarun Bhandari, MD TB

Tarun Bhandari, MD

Surgery - General

John Tydings, M.D. JT

John Tydings, M.D.

Surgery - Spine

Manish Gopal, M.D. MG

Manish Gopal, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, Urogynecology

Nina Paonessa, D.O. NP

Nina Paonessa, D.O.

Colorectal Surgery

Jarrod Kaufman, M.D. F.A.C.S

Jarrod Kaufman, M.D. F.A.C.S

Surgery - General

Michael  Kammerer, M.D.

Michael Kammerer, M.D.

Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Weight Loss

Naveen Ahuja, M.D. NA

Naveen Ahuja, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

James Barrese, MD

James Barrese, MD

Neurosurgery

Danial Khalifa, DPM DK

Danial Khalifa, DPM

Surgery - Foot

David Estin, M.D.

David Estin, M.D.

Neurosurgery

Anil Pahuja, MD AP

Anil Pahuja, MD

Surgery - General

Jeremy Ruskin, MD

Jeremy Ruskin, MD

Hand Surgery, Orthopedics

Charles Franco, M.D. CF

Charles Franco, M.D.

Surgery - General, Surgery - Vascular

Russell Ashinoff, M.D. RA

Russell Ashinoff, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

James Gervasoni, M.D. JG

James Gervasoni, M.D.

Surgical Oncology

Raymond Decker, M.D. RD

Raymond Decker, M.D.

Hand Surgery

Elliott Lehrer, D.P.M. EL

Elliott Lehrer, D.P.M.

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Nikesh Patel, M.D. NP

Nikesh Patel, M.D.

Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive

Jean-Philippe Bocage, M.D.

Jean-Philippe Bocage, M.D.

Surgery - Thoracic

Steven Lisser, M.D. SL

Steven Lisser, M.D.

Hand Surgery, Orthopedics

Mark McLaughlin, M.D.

Mark McLaughlin, M.D.

Neurosurgery

Martin Michalewski, M.D.

Martin Michalewski, M.D.

Surgery - Gynecologic Robotic, Urogynecology

Christos Plakas, M.D.

Christos Plakas, M.D.

Orthopedics, Surgery - Orthopedic

Marten Ladman, D.M.D.

Marten Ladman, D.M.D.

Oral Surgery

Assad Samra, MD

Assad Samra, MD

Plastic Surgery

Maureen Darwal, D.O. MD

Maureen Darwal, D.O.

Neurosurgery

Owano Pennycooke, M.D.

Owano Pennycooke, M.D.

Surgery - Vascular

Andrew Harrison, M.D. AH

Andrew Harrison, M.D.

Orthopedics, Surgery - Orthopedic

Roman Kremen, DO

Roman Kremen, DO

Surgery - General

Michael Rose, M.D. MR

Michael Rose, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

John Gallucci, M.D. JG

John Gallucci, M.D.

Surgery - Pediatrics

Nikolay Levintov, DDS

Nikolay Levintov, DDS

Oral Surgery

Christopher Doumas, M. D. CD

Christopher Doumas, M. D.

Hand Surgery, Orthopedics

Janet Parler, M.D. JP

Janet Parler, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Tushar Tripathi, M.D.

Tushar Tripathi, M.D.

Endovascular Intervention, Surgery - Vascular

Michael Nagy, M.D. MN

Michael Nagy, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

John Pellegrino, M.D.

John Pellegrino, M.D.

Breast Surgery

Eugene Zurkovsky, MD

Eugene Zurkovsky, MD

Surgery - General

Jonathan Lustgarten, M.D.

Jonathan Lustgarten, M.D.

Neurosurgery

Tushar Patel, M.D.

Tushar Patel, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Matthew Tormenti, M. D.

Matthew Tormenti, M. D.

Neurosurgery

Elie Goldenberg, MD

Elie Goldenberg, MD

Surgery - General

Mohammad Usman Nasir Khan, M.D.

Mohammad Usman Nasir Khan, M.D.

Endovascular Intervention, Surgery - Vascular

Rahul Vemula, M.D. RV

Rahul Vemula, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Emil Shakov, M.D. ES

Emil Shakov, M.D.

Surgery - General

Rose Ann Caruso, D.P.M

Rose Ann Caruso, D.P.M

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Salem Samra, MD

Salem Samra, MD

Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Marc Levine, M.D.

Marc Levine, M.D.

Spine Surgery

Alissa Brotman-O'Neil, D.O. AB

Alissa Brotman-O'Neil, D.O.

Surgery - Vascular

Munjal Patel, MD

Munjal Patel, MD

Plastic Surgery

Earl Noyan, M.D.

Earl Noyan, M.D.

Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Weight Loss

Eric Wimmers, M.D. EW

Eric Wimmers, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Fares Samra, MD FS

Fares Samra, MD

Microsurgery, Plastic Surgery

Garret  Sobol, MD

Garret Sobol, MD

Surgery - Orthopedic

Seth Joseffer, M.D.

Seth Joseffer, M.D.

Neurosurgery

A.K. Bhattacharya, MD, FACS

A.K. Bhattacharya, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgery

Nirav K. Shah, M. D.

Nirav K. Shah, M. D.

Neurosurgery

Jolita Auguste, MD

Jolita Auguste, MD

Bariatric Surgery

Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D.

Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D.

Bariatric Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Weight Loss

Nazer Qureshi, M.D. NQ

Nazer Qureshi, M.D.

Neurosurgery

Christopher Godek, M.D. CG

Christopher Godek, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Richard Meagher, MD

Richard Meagher, MD

Neurosurgery

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