Dr. Giath Alshkaki, MD

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Dr. Giath Alshkaki, MD

General Surgery | Male

Infinity Surgical Associates 4660 Kenmore Ave Ste 600, Alexandria, VA 22304 Get Directions
(703) 888-0731

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4.2 based on 15 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Alshkaki
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (14)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (14)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (14)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Alexandria, VA |
He is an excellent surgeon. Everything went as planned and he was very helpful with answering my questions.
in Alexandria, VA |
Dr. Alshkaki did my emergency appendectomy. I never met him until before the surgery. He immediately made me feel comfortable in his abilities. He described what he was going to do, what may transpire and what I could expect. After surgery, he met with my husband and explained what he found and how the surgery progressed. He was understanding in my desire to be discharged as soon as feasible. He was great during my follow-up visit. I feel fortunate that Dr. Alshkaki conducted my surgery
in Springfield, VA |
Dr. Alshkaki performed emergency gallbladder surgery. The surgery was a success
in Mc Lean, VA |
I went to see Dr Alshkaki after visiting 3 other doctors for my heart burn problems,I was impressed by his wide base of knowledge,He went through all the medical,Surgical and the new radio frequency treatment for reflux,I chose to go with the last options had my stretta treatment 5 months ago and it is really working well for me,I would like to thank him for all his time spent with me and did recommend him to my family and friends with the same problems. S Dillard
in Herndon, VA |
The office staff were very professional and helpful ,The Dr Saved My Life ,waiting period is a little long but he was very busy
Alexandria, VA |
I would not recommend this doctor ever.He was my surgeon for an appendectomy and he didn't meet with me to answer my questions. I waited 5 1/2 hours after I was to have been discharged just to talk to him, and praised him for the surgery, but said I would have liked to have talked to him previously.He cut me off, saying i was 'arrogant' to criticize him,that if i had a complaint to file it with the hospital, and if I had medical questions, to call his office for an appt. Totally unprofessional!!
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Acid Reflux
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Circumcision
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Duodenoscopy
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistula Repair
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fistulogram
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Polypectomy
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Alshkaki has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Amount or Range: Below Average
    • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: VIRGINIA /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: A claim was filed more than two years after hemorrhoidectomy,Plaintiff alleged negligible Hemorrhoidectomy Dr Alshkaki is confident he complied with the standard of care had solid expert witness support. denied liability but settled the claim for a low amount, due to the uncertainties of litigation and a Hammer Clause in his old liability insurance carriers contract no adverse event were recorded
    • State: Virginia
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Education

  • Medical School
    Oregon

    Graduated in 2006

  • Internship Hospital
    Oregon Health And Science University

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Oregon Health And Science University

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Fairfax Hospital

    Completed in 2007

    Royal College Of Surgeons Of Ireland

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    Visiting Lecturar/ Washington Hopistal Center

    Graduated in 2009

  • Other Education
    Visiting Lecturar

    Completed in 2008

Awards & Recognition

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    Dr. Alshkaki has no awards or honors listed.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Kurdish
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
  • Turkman

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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 found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Alshkaki's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Alshkaki's Care Philosophy

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