Dr. Fateh Entabi, MD

Dr. Fateh Entabi, MD

General Surgery | Male | 39 years old

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When I take care of a patient, whether in the operating room or in the office, I treat them as I would treat my family. I strive for an environment of mutual respect and my highest priority is patient safety. - Dr. FATEH EntabiRead more

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Dr. Entabi graduated from medical School in Damascus, Syria, accepting scholarships to complete surgical rotations at Harvard Medical School and...Read more

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Dr. Entabi says...

Dr. Entabi graduated from medical School in Damascus, Syria, accepting scholarships to complete surgical rotations at Harvard Medical School and at Baylor College of Medicine.  He completed two years of research at Harvard Medical School/ Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a surgery internship at Mayo Clinic.  Dr. Entabi then went on to complete his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. During his training, he completed two years of research, receiving prestigious grants from the NIH and from the American College of Surgeons.  Dr. Entabi has authored numerous publications in the fields of General Surgery and Vascular Surgery.  He has also presented his work in numerous national and international surgical meetings and was awarded the American College of Surgeons Resident research scholarship. He is board certified and has hospital privileges at Tulare Regional Hospital and Mee Memorial hospital.

Dr. Entabi's Care Philosophy

When I take care of a patient, whether in the operating room or in the office, I treat them as I would treat my family. I strive for an environment of mutual respect and my highest priority is patient safety. - Dr. FATEH Entabi

Dr. Entabi says...

As a solo provider in a private practice, I am able to provide a very personal experience to every patient I take care of. That is a rare quality in today's medical environment.

Hernia Surgery: I am proud of my track record of all the operations I did. I particularly specialize in hernia surgery. Many patients come to my practice after trying out multiple surgeons and developing hernia recurrences. 

Breast: I am proud to team up with private providers from different medical discipline to provide exceptional care for the patients with breast cancer. Together, we provide comprehensive care that include pathology, medical oncology and radiation oncology. 

Skin cancer: Unfortunately, it is a common problem in the valley. I offer a full range of care from resecting the cancer, performing a sentinel lymph node biopsy, to reconstructing the anatomical area and re-establishing good cosmetic outcome.

Pilonidal disease: I am proud to be the only provider in the valley to offer "cleft lift". 

Dr. Entabi says...

I firmly believe that the best operation is one that establishes the goal of the operation with the least amount of surgery. Thus, I am always pushing the limits of minimally invasive surgery. I am proud that my patients are able to go back to work and usual function very soon. 

I do all the usual common surgical operations in a minimally invasive fashion (laparoscopically, or even percutaneously). Specifically: 

Laparoscopic Ventral hernia repair

Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy 

Laparoscopic Appendectomy 

Cleft lift ( cures pilonidal disease)

Breast surgery

Sentinel lymph node biopsy

Skin cancer (resection and reconstruction)

Peritoneal dialysis access

Postsurgical pain treatment

Laparoscopic lysis of adhesions

Hemorrhoidectomy

Perianal disease

Dr. Entabi says...

I thank all my patients for trusting me and allowing me the privilege to care for them! If you had anything less that a great experience at my practice, then please let me know. 

Dr. Entabi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  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

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Skin Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 2002

    Damascus University, Syria

    Graduated in 2003

    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    Mayo Clinic-Rochester

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Completed in 2013

  • Undergraduate School
    Damascus University, Syria

    Graduated in 1994

  • Other Education
    Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital)

    Completed in 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Renal Dialysis Technology
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Care and Management