Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD

Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 69

General Surgery

Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from TBILISI STATE MEDICAL INSTITUTE in 1976. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Beth Israel. His office accepts new patients.

Locations

Krikhely Merab MD

Beth Israel1819 E 13th St # 11 Brooklyn, NY 11229
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(212) 257-0039

Hospital Highlight

Affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital New York, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for general surgery.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions WellPatients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Krikhely's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Krikhely

4.6

Based on 58 ratings

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Knowledgeable and experienced surgeon
Dr. Merab Krikhely is very knowledgeable and experienced surgeon. He is very attentive to his patients. He uses the latest modern methods of diagnostics along with the pulpal that requires high professional skills. He is informative and respectful. The staff are very friendly, professional and helpful. I deeply appreciate the support from Julia, she made our appointment comfortable for me. The surgery was made very good the same as pre- and post-surgery procedures.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Eleonora K – Oct 29, 2022
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Dr Krikhely was very informative and respectful. He erased all my fears and treated my condition with care and excellency. The staff here are very pleasant and professional. I would definitely recommend Dr Krikhely for all surgical procedures. Thank you Doctor. I feel so much better.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Monica in BROOKLYN, NY – Nov 09, 2018
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Thank you very much
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Flavio in Brooklyn, NJ – Oct 19, 2018
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Great experience! Very knowledgeable, excellent doctor! You can definitely trust Dr Krikhely! Thank you very much, doctor!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Ruslan T in Brooklyn, NY – Oct 05, 2018
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Excellent doctor! Very sweet. Spends time to explain everything and after surgery followed up with me. Couldn't ask for better
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Milia F in Brooklyn, NY – Oct 05, 2018
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It's delightful to get to know such a wonderful people. I would recommend this doctor and this office.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Chaya in Brooklyn, NY – Jul 18, 2018
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Everyone did a great job
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Andrew in Brooklyn, NY – Dec 20, 2017
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I appreciate the doctor's help and the stuff was great.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Lina in Brooklyn, NY – Nov 08, 2017
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Very professional. Felt confident with Doctor performing my surgery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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James C in Brooklyn – Oct 27, 2017
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Very satisfied. Very nice, professional doctor and office.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Petr in Brooklyn – Oct 13, 2017
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Dr Krikhely was professional, knowledgeable and very friendly. I felt very well informed before offering to do appendectomy and very comfortable. I had minimal pain and healed quickly with co complications. Highly recommended.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Alminawi, K in Brooklyn, NY – Sep 13, 2017
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Dr Krikhely has a wonderful bedside manner. His staff is very professional and pleasant.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Carmel P in Brooklyn – Aug 26, 2017
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Dr Krikhely is the most professional surgeon in USA. Wish him many health and all the best in his life. Many appreciations. Thanks a lot.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Yevsey in Brooklyn – Jul 21, 2017
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Very professional and friendly
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Eyal in brooklyn – Jun 16, 2017
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Dr Krikhely is excellent doctor. There is no other doctor like Dr Krikhely. He listens and explains all your problems that you have.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Yana in Brooklyn – Jun 12, 2017
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Dr Krikhely and his team are the most attentive, professional and wonderful human being. I will always be indebted to you Dr Krikhely and your great team. God bless you all. Prosperity, health and peace to you all. Love you and respect you.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Elli, S in Brooklyn – May 23, 2017
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A very positive experience from my first office visit to the actual surgical procedure. I was informed by Dr Krikhely of exactly what to expect which kept me positive and relaxed. The office staff is very kind and helpful as well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Marc in Brooklyn, NY – May 16, 2017
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Excellent! I would definitely recommend!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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G. L. in Brooklyn, NY – Apr 28, 2017
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The secretaries at the front desk were very pleasant and answered all the questions that I had ask. Dr Krikhely is the best. He explained the procedure to me very clearly, answered all my concerns and reassured me that everything will be okay. I will definitely recommend Dr Krikhely to all my friends.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tricia Harrison in Brooklyn, NY – Apr 25, 2017
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Very friendly doctor and staff
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Duane in Brooklyn – Apr 21, 2017
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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Krikhely's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Umbilical Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krikhely treats Umbilical Hernia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Krikhely treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Lipomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krikhely treats Lipomas more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Krikhely treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krikhely treats Inguinal Hernia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Krikhely treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Krikhely's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from TBILISI...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1976
TBILISI STATE MEDICAL INSTITUTE
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients may call (212) 257-0039 to make an appointment.

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Does Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD accept new patients?

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What conditions does Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD treat?

Dr. Krikhely frequently treats the following conditions: Umbilical Hernia, Lipomas, and Inguinal Hernia. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD's office address?

Dr. Krikhely's office is located at 1819 E 13th St # 11, Brooklyn, NY 11229. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD fluent in?

Dr. Krikhely is able to speak Russian and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD is affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Mount Sinai Brooklyn.

Is Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD holds board certifications in General Surgery.

How much experience does Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD have?

Dr. Krikhely has over 46 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 4.6/5 for Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Krikhely is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Mount Sinai Hospital

New York, NY

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

24 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023)

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

New York, NY

56% Patients that would definitely recommend, 14% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Mount Sinai Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY

3 Awards Received