Dr. Karukurichi Venkatesh, MD
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Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male

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Dr. Karukurichi Venkatesh, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Gilbert, AZ. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. Dr. Venkatesh is affiliated with Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center and Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center.

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    Dr. Venkatesh's Performance
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    in Anchorage, AK |
    good doctor. direct, quick, responsive. handles an uncomfortable situation with ease and professionalism. staff is very attentive to patients while in prep/surgery.
    in Scottsdale, AZ |
    Not only is Dr. K.Venkatesh the best, his entire staff at the Colo-Rectal Center are caring and the best....
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    •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
    •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
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    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abscess
    • Adhesions
    • Anal Abscess
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anal Warts
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Anorectal Lesion
    • Anorectal Polyp
    • Anorectal Stenosis
    • Appendicitis
    • Cancer
    • Clostridium Difficile Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Colovaginal Fistula
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Enterocutaneous Fistula
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Ischemic Colitis
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Radiation Colitis
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Vesicocolic Fistula

    Education

    • Medical School
      Kilpauk Medical College

      Graduated in 1971

    • Internship Hospital
      Cook Co Hospital

      Completed in 1972

    • Residency Hospital
      Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak

      Completed in 1979

      Henry Ford Hospital

      Completed in 1976

    • Fellowship Hospital
      William Beaumont Hospital

      Completed in 1979

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colon Surgery
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Ultrasound, Endoanal