Summary of Surgical Procedures Performed by Dr. Kalan



  • Esophagus                           

    • Esophagectomy, Laparoscopic Heller myotomy, Laparoscopic Fundoplication


  • Stomach                               

    • All open and laparoscopic gastric resections, including laparoscopic resections for Gastrointestinal Stromal                                        Tumors (GIST)


  • Pancreas                               

    • All pancreatic and duodenal resections including Whipple and laparoscopic resection of tail of pancreas/spleen


  • Gallbladder                           

    • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, open radical resections for cancer


  • Biliary Tree                           

    • Choledochojejunostomy, resection of choledochocele


  • Small Bowel                          

    • All open and laparoscopic procedures, including laparoscopic lysis of adhesions for chronic pain


  • Colon                                   

    • All open and laparoscopic colon operations for benign and malignant diseases


  • Rectum                               

    • All open and laparoscopic rectal resections including laparoscopic low anterior and abdominoperineal resections.                    Trans anal resection of rectal masses. Proctocolectomy with Ileo anal pouches for FAP syndromes, ulcerative                            colitis etc. Laparoscopic and open rectopexy for rectal prolapse


  • Anus                                   

    • Anal cancer, fissure, fistula


  • Endocrine                             

    • All thyroidectomies, parathyroidectomies, laparoscopic adrenalectomy


  • Hernias                               

    • All open and laparoscopic operations for ventral, Spigelian, and paraesophageal hernias


  • Sarcomas                             

    • Abdominal, retroperitoneal, abdominal wall desmoids and sarcomas


  • Complex                             

    • Re-do abdominal procedures


  • Miscellaneous                       

    • Pilonidal sinus





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