Dr. Clifford L. Gelman, MD

Dr. Clifford L. Gelman, MD

General Surgery | Male | 54 years old

Dr. Gelman is a board certified surgeon. He graduated in the top ten percent of his medical school class at Rush University in Chicago. Dr. Gelman's surgical expertise encompasses a wide range of areas with extensive additional training and experience including thyroid & parathyroid surgery. He has extensively trained with internationally renowned hair restoration surgeons to master all surgical and artistic aspects of hair transplantation.Read more

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Dr. Gelman is a board certified surgeon. He graduated in the top ten percent of his medical school class at Rush University in Chicago. Dr. Gelman's surgical expertise encompasses a wide range of areas with extensive additional training and experience including thyroid & parathyroid surgery. He has extensively trained with internationally renowned hair restoration surgeons to master all surgical and artistic aspects of hair transplantation.Read more

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Dr. Gelman's Care Philosophy

Dr. Gelman is a board certified surgeon. He graduated in the top ten percent of his medical school class at Rush University in Chicago. Dr. Gelman's surgical expertise encompasses a wide range of areas with extensive additional training and experience including thyroid & parathyroid surgery. He has extensively trained with internationally renowned hair restoration surgeons to master all surgical and artistic aspects of hair transplantation.

Dr. Gelman'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 malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hair Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Rush Hosp

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Rush University

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Rush University

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California At Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast 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 (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hair Transplants
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic