Dr. Kranthi K. Achanta, MD

Dr. Kranthi K. Achanta, MD

General Surgery | Male | 52 years old

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As a board certified general surgeon and fellowship trained laparoscopic surgeon I have had the privilege of practicing at Washington Hospital for the last 15 years. My practice philosophy is to provide concierge level 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.Read more

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in Fremont, CA |
We found Dr. Achanta to be an efficient and confident doctor, very professional, took time to explain various options available and provided his suggestions. Will definitely recommend to others
in Fremont, CA |
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I don't have a patient who has a first or last name Babu. Will be happy to address concerns from my patients but cannot address any reviews from ficticious patients
in Hayward, CA |
Excellent surgeon with tremendous skill. Dr. Achanta also possesses a great personality. His personal physician assistant Nina is also highly qualified and very caring. A great team.
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Dr. Achanta's Care Philosophy

As a board certified general surgeon and fellowship trained laparoscopic surgeon I have had the privilege of practicing at Washington Hospital for the last 15 years. My practice philosophy is to provide concierge level 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.

Dr. Achanta's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Boil
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Enterocutaneous Fistula
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Lipomas
  • Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vesicocolic Fistula
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    Gandhi Medical College / Osmania University

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Baystate Med Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Baystate Med Center

    Completed in 1997

    St Elizabeth Med Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Southern Ca

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Gandhi Medical College / Osmania University

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Telugu

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Wound Repair

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