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Surgery

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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.

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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.

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

PHYSICIANS

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

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

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Emad Rizkala, M.D. ER

Emad Rizkala, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, Urology

Steven Goldstein, M.D. SG

Steven Goldstein, M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery - Gynecologic Robotic

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

Alison DeWaters-LaBianca, D.P.M.

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Brent Rosenthal, D.P.M.

Brent Rosenthal, D.P.M.

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Marc Cohen, DPM

Marc Cohen, DPM

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Teddy Atik, M.D. TA

Teddy Atik, M.D.

Surgery - Hand

Val Prokurat, MD, DO

Val Prokurat, MD, DO

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

Thomas Kayal, M.D.

Thomas Kayal, M.D.

Colorectal Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Steven Lemberger, D.P.M

Steven Lemberger, D.P.M

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Alan Nasar, M. D.

Alan Nasar, M. D.

Orthopedics, Surgery - Orthopedic

Troy Sukkarieh, M.D.

Troy Sukkarieh, 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

Elena Ng, M.D.

Elena Ng, M.D.

Ophthalmology, Surgery - Retinal and Vitreous

Alexander Kirshenbaum, M.D.

Alexander Kirshenbaum, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, Urology

Cynthia Kocsis, MD CK

Cynthia Kocsis, MD

Surgery - Breast, Surgery - General

Doh Cha, M.D. DC

Doh Cha, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, Urology

Gerardo Goldberger, D.O.

Gerardo Goldberger, D.O.

Orthopedics, Surgery - Orthopedic, Surgery - Spine

William Kohlberg, M.D.

William Kohlberg, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, Urology

Amit Kharod, M.D.

Amit Kharod, M.D.

Breast Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Surgery - General

Seun Sowemimo, MD, FACS

Seun Sowemimo, MD, FACS

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

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

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

Surgery - General, Surgery - Vascular

George Gabuzda, M.D. GG

George Gabuzda, M.D.

Hand Surgery

Michael Greller, M.D., FAAOS

Michael Greller, M.D., FAAOS

Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Surgery - Orthopedic

Peter Mandel, M.D.

Peter Mandel, M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery - Gynecologic Robotic

Gregory Fedorcik, M.D. GF

Gregory Fedorcik, M.D.

Hand Surgery

Gregg Berkowitz, M.D., FAAOS

Gregg Berkowitz, M.D., FAAOS

Orthopedics, Surgery - Orthopedic

Gary Pess, M.D. GP

Gary Pess, M.D.

Hand Surgery

Lora Melman, M.D. LM

Lora Melman, M.D.

Bariatric Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Weight Loss

Mark McLaughlin, M.D.

Mark McLaughlin, M.D.

Neurosurgery

Michael Rose, M.D. MR

Michael Rose, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Manish Gopal, M.D. MG

Manish Gopal, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, Urogynecology

Rose Ann Caruso, D.P.M

Rose Ann Caruso, D.P.M

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

Marc Levine, M.D. ML

Marc Levine, M.D.

Spine Surgery

Tushar Patel, M.D.

Tushar Patel, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

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

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

Robotic Surgery, Surgery - General

Viswanath Ashok, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Viswanath Ashok, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Robotic Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Vascular

Steven Lisser, M.D. SL

Steven Lisser, M.D.

Hand Surgery, Orthopedics

Charles Franco, M.D. CF

Charles Franco, M.D.

Surgery - General, Surgery - Vascular

Scott Rosen, M. D. SR

Scott Rosen, M. D.

Surgery - Vascular

Nazer Qureshi, M.D. NQ

Nazer Qureshi, M.D.

Neurosurgery

Rahul Vemula, M.D. RV

Rahul Vemula, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Nikesh Patel, M.D. NP

Nikesh Patel, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Matthew Tormenti, M. D.

Matthew Tormenti, M. D.

Neurosurgery

Michael Donaire, M.D. MD

Michael Donaire, M.D.

Bariatric Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Weight Loss

Danial Khalifa, DPM DK

Danial Khalifa, DPM

Surgery - Foot

Joseph Gower, M.D. JG

Joseph Gower, M.D.

Surgery - Hand

Jonathan Lustgarten, M.D.

Jonathan Lustgarten, M.D.

Neurosurgery

Christopher Godek, M.D. CG

Christopher Godek, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Owano Pennycooke, M.D.

Owano Pennycooke, M.D.

Surgery - Vascular

Naveen Ahuja, M.D. NA

Naveen Ahuja, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Martin Michalewski, M.D.

Martin Michalewski, M.D.

Surgery - Gynecologic Robotic, Urogynecology

Nina Paonessa, D.O. NP

Nina Paonessa, D.O.

Colorectal Surgery

Joanna Partridge, M.D. JP

Joanna Partridge, M.D.

Plastic Surgery, Surgery - General

James Gervasoni, M.D. JG

James Gervasoni, M.D.

Surgical Oncology

Sigmund Sattenspiel, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Sigmund Sattenspiel, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Plastic Surgery

Tushar Tripathi, M.D.

Tushar Tripathi, M.D.

Endovascular Intervention, Surgery - Vascular

Andrew Harrison, M.D. AH

Andrew Harrison, M.D.

Orthopedics, Surgery - Orthopedic

Jean-Philippe Bocage, M.D.

Jean-Philippe Bocage, M.D.

Surgery - Thoracic

Nirav K. Shah, M. D.

Nirav K. Shah, M. D.

Neurosurgery

Bennet Togbe, M.D.

Bennet Togbe, M.D.

Bariatric Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Weight Loss

Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D.

Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D.

Bariatric Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Weight Loss

Rudolf Thompson, M.D. RT

Rudolf Thompson, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Vincent Moss, M.D. VM

Vincent Moss, M.D.

Surgery - Thoracic

John Pellegrino, M.D.

John Pellegrino, M.D.

Breast Surgery

Christopher Doumas, M. D. CD

Christopher Doumas, M. D.

Hand Surgery, Orthopedics

Michael Nagy, M.D. MN

Michael Nagy, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Earl Noyan, M.D.

Earl Noyan, M.D.

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

Boris Volshteyn, MD, MS

Boris Volshteyn, MD, MS

Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive

Elliott Lehrer, D.P.M. EL

Elliott Lehrer, D.P.M.

Podiatry, Surgery - Foot

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

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

Surgery - General

John Gallucci, M.D. JG

John Gallucci, M.D.

Surgery - Pediatrics

Steven Fulop, M.D. SF

Steven Fulop, M.D.

Neurosurgery

John Tydings, M.D. JT

John Tydings, M.D.

Surgery - Spine

Theodore Lygas, M.D. TL

Theodore Lygas, M.D.

Breast Surgery

Ragui Sadek, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Ragui Sadek, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Bariatric Surgery, Surgery - General, Surgery - Weight Loss

Michael Nakashian, M.D.

Michael Nakashian, M.D.

Hand Surgery

A.K. Bhattacharya, MD, FACS

A.K. Bhattacharya, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgery

Raymond Decker, M.D. RD

Raymond Decker, M.D.

Hand Surgery

David Estin, M.D.

David Estin, M.D.

Neurosurgery

Seth Joseffer, M.D.

Seth Joseffer, M.D.

Neurosurgery

Russell Ashinoff, M.D. RA

Russell Ashinoff, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Manuel Banzon, M.D., FAAOS

Manuel Banzon, M.D., FAAOS

Orthopedics, Surgery - Orthopedic

Steven Curtiss, M.D. SC

Steven Curtiss, M.D.

Surgery - Vascular

Emil Shakov, M.D. ES

Emil Shakov, M.D.

Surgery - General

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

Alissa Brotman-O'Neil, D.O.

Surgery - Vascular

Robert Caccavale, M.D.

Robert Caccavale, M.D.

Surgery - Thoracic

Eric Wimmers, M.D. EW

Eric Wimmers, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Anthony Squillaro, M.D. AS

Anthony Squillaro, M.D.

Surgery - Thoracic

Janet Parler, M.D. JP

Janet Parler, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Peter Scalia, M.D. PS

Peter Scalia, M.D.

Surgery - Thoracic

Cathy L.
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