Dr. Anthony Galitsky, MD

Dr. Anthony Galitsky, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Anthony Galitsky, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.Read his story

Compassionate Surgical Associates, LLC

845 E Warner Rd Ste 104

Chandler, AZ 85225
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Galitsky performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

more than 89% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 69% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 61% of peers

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Dr. Galitsky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Galitsky "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"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Galitsky "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"
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

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48  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • 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
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Galitsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Serbo-Croatian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Galitsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Galitsky to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Galitsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Galitsky performed two emergencies surgeries on me and provided post-surgery follow-up care for two years thereafter. I now need a routine post-bariatric surgery colonoscopy and, because of the excellent care he previously provided, I'm returning to him for additional care. Aside from being...more
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Dr. Galitsky saved my life! After having gastric bypass 10 years ago and having severe complications from another surgeon, I found Dr. Galitsky and told him what i had been experiencing and he immediately scheduled some testing and a endoscopy which revealed how close to death I was if it wasn't...more
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Dr. Galisky was a consult in the hospital. The surgery was without incident but the post-op visit to his office to have the stitches removed was less than satisfactory. I waited almost one hour and then he removed the stitches, said he would be back shortly to give me the lab results from biopsies...more
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Thank you for your feedback. We strive to provide information at every patient's follow-up visit in relation to insurance coverage and exact out of pocket costs. It is our policy to have all patients review paperwork explaining all costs to ensure a smooth follow-up visits. We apologize if you feel your experience was less than stellar. The overwhelming majority of our patients are very satisfied with their experience. We wish you success in your future pursuit of health and wellness.

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