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Dr. Kranthi Achanta, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fremont, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Gandhi Medical College / Osmania University in 1991 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Achanta "I completed medical school at Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India. I completed general surgery residency training at a Tufts University affiliated hospital in Boston, and a laparoscopic surgery fellowship at USC, Los Angeles, California. Following my training, I served as clinical instructor in surgery at USC, Los Angeles, and then as staff surgeon at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Orange County, California. I became a member of the surgery department at Washington Hospital, Fremont, California in April 2001 after joining a Fremont based multi-specialty group practice. I am a fellowship-trained and board certified laparoscopic and general surgeon. My surgical expertise includes laparoscopic and open abdominal surgery including laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, all types of laparoscopic/open hernia repairs, laparoscopic/open stomach/small intestine and colon surgeries, laparoscopic splenectomy, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, breast surgery for all conditions, colon surgery, anal and rectal surgery, endocrine surgery, parathyroid and thyroid surgery, reflux surgery, and stomach surgery. I authored several text book chapters and research papers in leading national and international journals of surgery and am a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS). At Washington Hospital, I served previously as chair of the General Surgery Section and as chair of the Department of Surgery at Washington Hospital. I was Chief of Medical Staff at Washington Hospital from 2015 to 2017. I am passionate about medication safety and served on the hospital Clinical Evaluation Committee (CEC) and Pharmacy Nutrition and Therapeutics (PN&T) committees for the past eight years, and am the immediate past chair of the PN&T committee."
This content was provided by Dr. Achanta "As a board certified general surgeon and fellowship trained laparoscopic surgeon I have had the privilege of practicing at Washington Hospital since 2001. My practice philosophy is to provide concierge level general and advanced laparoscopic surgical care by taking my time to explain the disease processes, explain the various options available, and to provide that care in a safe, expeditious and professional manner."