Dr. Anthony Galitsky, MD

Dr. Anthony Galitsky, MD

General Surgery | Male | 46 years old

ANTHONY GALITSKY, M.D Board Certified General and Bariatric Surgeon. EMPLOYMENT USMLE ADVISORY BOARD I am...Read more

Weigt Loss Professionals PLLC
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Bariatric Surgery
      • Breast Surgery
      • Colon & Rectal Surgery
      • Endocrine Surgery
      • Gastroenterological Surgery
      • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Surgery
      • Robotic Surgery
      • Surgery
      • Surgical Oncology
      • Therapy Endoscopy

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fistula
      • Anemia
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Benign Tumor
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Bladder Cancer
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Blood Disorders
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Breast Cancer
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Fistula
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Leukocytosis
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Maternal Anemia
      • Meckel's Diverticulum
      • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
      • Myeloproliferative Disorders
      • Neutropenia
      • Obesity
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Pancytopenia
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Pediatric Obesity
      • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
      • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Skin Cancer
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Surgical Diseases of Liver
      • Surgical Weight Loss
      • Thrombocytosis
      • Thrombosis
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Colon Cancer Screening
      • Colonoscopy
      • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
      • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
      • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Stomach Tumor
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastrectomy
      • Gastric Banding
      • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
      • Gastric Bypass Surgery
      • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
      • Gastric Restrictive Surgery
      • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
      • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
      • Gastric Tube Insertion
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Gastrointestinal Surgery
      • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
      • Gastrotomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • 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)
      • Sleeve Gastrectomy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Surgical Procedures
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Danylo Halytsky Lviv State Medical University

        Graduated in 1995

      • Internship Hospital
        North Oakland Medical Centers

        Completed in 2005

      • Residency Hospital
        New York Medical College

        Completed in 2009

        North Oakdland Med Ctrs

        Completed in 2006

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Lahey Clin & Med Ctr

        Completed in 2011

        Yale University

        Completed in 2010

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Czech
      • Polish
      • Russian
      • Serbo-Croatian
      • Slovak
      • Spanish
      • Ukrainian
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Galitsky's Office & Staff

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      Dr. Galitsky says...

      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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      Dr. Galitsky's Care Philosophy

      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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      Dr. Galitsky says...

      I am a gastrointestinal surgeon who specializes in a general surgery, advanced laparoscopic and bariatric procedures, surgical oncology and surgical endoscopy.

      I am a member of the hospital team for Metabolic Surgery & Bariatric Care. I perform gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band and revisional surgical procedures.

      I am trained in robotic surgery and also specialist in treatment for gallstones, inguinal hernias, incisional hernias, paraesophageal and hiatal hernais, gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) and achalasia.