ANTHONY GALITSKY, M.D Board Certified General and Bariatric Surgeon. EMPLOYMENT USMLE ADVISORY BOARD I am a Member of the USMLE Advisory Board and my mission is to provide medical students preparing for Step I and Step II of the USMLE with and authoritative, up to date products, including the General and Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Endoscopy, which ultimately, provides them with a competitive advantage to excel at their boards and move on to the residencies and specialties of their choice October 2014 –present Compassionate Surgical Associates PLLC General, Hepatobiliary and Bariatric Surgery and Surgical Endoscopy Group November 2015 - present DeBarros Surgical LLC and Weight Loss Institute of Arizona LLC General and Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Endoscopy September 2011 – November 2015 (Started solo practice due to expiration of the contract with the WLIAZ) FELLOWSHIPS Lahey Clinic Medical Center Surgical Consultant of Lahey Clinic, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Fellowship Program under Fellowship Council July 2010- June 2011 Yale University School of Medicine- Yale New Haven Hospital New Haven, Connecticut Hepatobiliary and Abdominal Translpant Surgery Fellowship Program July 2009-June 2010 RESIDENCY TRAINING New York Medical College- Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester New Rochelle, New YorkGeneral Surgery Residency Program July 2006- July 2009 Wayne State University- North Oakland Medical Center Pontiac, Michigan General Surgery Residency Program(Transferred to the New York Medical College due to program closure by ACGME) July 2004-July 2006 Danilo Halytsky Lvov State Medical University Lvov, Ukraine General Surgery Residency Program 1996- September 2001 Medical College of Jagellonian University Krakow, PolandGeneral Surgery Residency Program July 1996- September 2001 Medical College of Jagellonian University Krakow, PolandTransitional Year Residency Program July 1995- June 1996 EDUCATION Danilo Halytsky Lvov State Medical University Lvov, UkraineMedical DoctorHonors September 1989-June 1995
Weight Loss Surgical Professionals PLLC philosophy of care represents more than a viewpoint; it's a commitment. Every member of our team has pledged to make the Commitment To Our Patients their personal responsibility, giving our patients and families care that is supported by the highest order of compassion, innovation, science, and technology.When you come to the Compassionate Surgical Associates PLLC you bring more than an illness or condition; you bring your hopes, individual needs, and personal experience. That's why a caring relationship with patients and families is paramount to everything we do. We have the medical knowledge. You carry the experience and expertise of knowing your own body. Your family provides valuable emotional support and information that can help the medical team. We believe this collaboration will help us empower you to make sound, critical decisions that affect your health. Only by working together can we improve your well-being and provide the best possible treatment. In nurturing this team effort we practice:1.Integrity. We conduct ourselves in a fair, trustworthy manner and uphold professional and ethical standards.2.Compassion. We act with empathy, understanding and attentiveness toward all others.3.Accountability. We take responsibility for my actions and join with my colleagues to deliver 'Medicine of the Highest Order'.4.Respect. We always treat patients, families and colleagues with dignity and sensitivity, valuing their diversity.5.Excellence. We lead by example, rising above the ordinary through my personal efforts and those of my team.6.Placing Patients and Families First, As you spend time with us you will see and hear a lot about "patient- and family-centered care". This term is an easy way to refer to our patient and family partnership, which is a key part of our vision. As such, we have a list of patient- and family-centered care guiding principles: We turn to patients to define 'their family' so we may initiate a partnership in care. We educate, support, and encourage patients and their families to be involved in all aspects of their care throughout the continuum. We are sensitive to the preferences, beliefs, and diversity of each patient and their family. We listen to and value patients and their families' input every time, being attentive to their individual needs and wants. We communicate with our patients and their families in a clear, timely manner, and openly share all pertinent information. We always treat our patients and their families with compassion, dignity, and respect. If you would like to learn more about patient- and family-centered care, we have a dedicated web page on this nationwide health care movement. If you have any feedback for us regarding Weight Loss Surgical Professionals PLLC, please contact us at (602)5503249. We encourage and value your input
Dr. Galitsky's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in General Surgery
Board certified in General Surgery
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
Why It Matters: Dr. Galitsky's Board Certifications
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Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastric Tube Insertion
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Malpractice Claims not available
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
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Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
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How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Danylo Halytsky Lviv State Medical University
Medical School | Graduated 1995
North Oakland Medical Centers
Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
New York Medical College
Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
North Oakdland Med Ctrs
Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
Lahey Clin & Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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