Dr. Charan Donkor, MD

Dr. Charan Donkor, MD

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Dr. Charan Donkor, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tamarac, FL and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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

Gallbladder Removal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Donkor's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Donkor's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Donkor "Charan Donkor, MD, FACS, is the new Medical Director of Broward Surgical Specialist Group. He specializes in minimally invasive techniques for general and bariatric surgery. Dr. Donkor is Board-certified in general surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is an active member of the Society for Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Medical Association. Clinical interests include minimally invasive surgical techniques for Bariatric and General Surgery with a focus on robotics. He has authored several recent articles, reviews and manuscripts primarily on robotics and its surgical techniques. Dr. Donkor is an international lecturer within his specialty and has recently presented in Dominican Republic, Curacao, Jamaica, Trinidad, Ecuador, Argentina and the Bahamas. Dr. Donkor prides himself in delivering thoughtful, caring and compassionate care with the utility of state of the art technology. Helping patients live their healthiest life is Dr. Donkor's greatest priority. He has dedicated his career to helping his patients meet their health goals and supports them every step of the way."
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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

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58  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Saba University Netherlands Antilles
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Baptist Health Medical Group
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Donkor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Donkor's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Donkor to family and friends
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Donkor's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Donkor is an awesome doctor. Really cares about his patients
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Dr , Donkor is a excellent, he a good person, good doctor , he recently save my life , did gallbladder removal robotic surgery, i am so glad i choose him , great experience and very professional thanks doctor donkor , God bless you
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Dr. Donkor was excellent in helping me understand what’s going with my body. He listened and offered many options for treatment. He is compassionate and gave me complete confidence in his ability to care for me.
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I been with Dr. Charan Donkor since April 45th 2013.. He is the most amazing person I have ever meet. His performed my double Mastectomy and has done several other surgeries on me. I would never leave him. He listens to you and is never in a rush to leave you without unanswered questions. He saved...more
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He was excellent. I was very anxious with it being my first surgery and he put me at ease. The surgery went very well and my recovery was under a week. My scars are minimal. He is very good at what he does.
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