Dr. Gopal Grandhige, MD

Dr. Gopal Grandhige, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o

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Dr. Gopal Grandhige, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brandon, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and more.Read his story

Suncoast Surgical Associates

519 Medical Oaks Ave

Brandon, FL 33511
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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Hernia Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Grandhige's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Grandhige "Dr. Grandhige was born in Washington, D.C. and was raised in Warner Robins, Georgia. After graduating from The Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in Biology, he attended the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor to complete his medical school. In 1999, he secured a position in a general surgery residency at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. During his research years, he did a fellowship in Burn Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He completed his general surgery residency and was selected to serve as the Educational Chief Resident during his final year in training. He continued at Yale University to complete a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship. After his fellowship, he moved to Tampa, Florida in 2009.During his fellowship training, Dr. Grandhige gained expertise in his area of interest. He has special interest in the minimally invasive approach to the stomach. During his training he performed over 300 laparoscopic gastrointestinal procedures including many bariatric procedures. He specializes in the repair of hiatal, paraesophageal and diaphragmatic hernias, the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), specifically fundoplications and the laparoscopic management of achalasia. Dr. Grandhige also has significant experience in abdominal hernia repairs including ventral, umbilical, incisional, epigastric and inguinal hernia repairs. He performs both open and laparoscopic repairs of all complex hernias. In addition, Dr. Grandhige is experienced in the laparoscopic management of colon cancer and diverticular disease. The use of smaller incisions and minimal manipulation facilitates a quicker recovery in his patients. He also utilizes this approach for laparoscopic splenectomies and adrenalectomies. Dr. Grandhige routinely performs many laparoscopic cholecystectomies for the management of gallstones, gallbladder polyps and biliary dyskinesia. And along with this, he also performs laparoscopic appendectomies routinely.He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons), The Yale Surgical Society and SLS (Society of Laparoendospic Surgeons)."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Grandhige "The board certified surgeons at Suncoast Surgical Associates, P.A. have accrued over twenty five years of experience caring for general and thoracic surgical patients. Providing the highest quality of care to our patients is of paramount importance. This begins with a thorough pre-operative assessment during which all options including non-operative approaches are explored and given full consideration. For those patients who require surgery, we strive to provide the safest, most advanced operative techniques. These include complex laparoscopic, thoracoscopic and cutting edge robotic interventions. Our meticulous attention to all aspects of clinical care continues throughout the entire post-operative period. We feel personally invested in each of our patients and one of our surgeons is available at all hours in order to assure continuity of care."
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5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

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65  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bowel Resection
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Gastroparesis Therapy
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Hernia Procedures
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloromyotomy, Laparoscopic 
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
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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

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  • The Johns Hopkins Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Yale University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Gopal Grandhige, MD
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I went to Dr. Grandhige for GERD and LPR. He reviewed my history and explained treatment options thoroughly. Explanations were repeated when I had questions. I wasn't rushed. I had a Linx procedure which has resolved my issues. Extremely pleased!
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I would strongly recommend Dr. Grandhige to anyone who suffers from Acid Reflux. He is very thorough and patient as he explains the various procedures that can resolve the issues you are having. Don't suffer any longer see the very best and your problem will be resolved as mine was successfully...Read More
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Dr Grandhige was wonderful to work with. He is always professional and listens very carefully. I expect he is one of the best in his field. He operated on me in July. The pre-operative and post operative care was amazing. The man and his entire staff were very easy to work with. I unreservedly...Read More
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do not use this guy he is not any where near a doctor who practices medicine. you will end up with complications that's if he shows up for surgery. he cancelled on me last minute for cancer surgery. do not use him or anyone from his office if you want to live go elsewhere moffett...Read More
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