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General Surgery | Male

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Dr. Giath Alshkaki, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Alexandria, VA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 11 years. Dr. Alshkaki is affiliated with The George Washington University Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital and Inova Alexandria Hospital.

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    Dr. Alshkaki's Reviews

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    4.3
    based on 16 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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    Dr. Alshkaki's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (6)
    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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    Dr. Alshkaki's Care Philosophy

    We provide best compassionate treatment non biassed  care of our patients

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    Dr. Alshkaki'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

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Red Rose Award/Oregon Health And Sience University, 2002
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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

    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

    Languages Spoken

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

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Bariatric Surgery

    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
    • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
    • Circumcision
    • Colectomy
    • Colon Surgery
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
    • 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 Repair
    • Hernia and Hydrocele 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
    • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal