Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD


General Surgery | Male

KRIKHELY MERAB MD 1819 E 13th St Brooklyn, NY 11229 Get Directions
Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD
Dr. Merab Krikhely, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Krikhely is affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel.

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Patient Comments (33)
in Brooklyn, NY |
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.
in Brooklyn |
Dr Krikhely has a wonderful bedside manner. His staff is very professional and pleasant.
in Brooklyn |
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.
in Brooklyn |
My experience seeing Dr Krikhely is very satisfying. I will recommend this doctor to anyone. He is very professional.
in brooklyn |
Very professional and friendly
in Brooklyn |
Dr Krikhely is excellent doctor. There is no other doctor like Dr Krikhely. He listens and explains all your problems that you have.
in Brooklyn |
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.
in Brooklyn, NY |
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.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Excellent! I would definitely recommend!
in Brooklyn, NY |
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.
in Brooklyn |
Very friendly doctor and staff
in Brooklyn |
Dr Krikhely was very nice and took his time explaining my procedure. His staff is top notch professional!
in Brooklyn, NY |
The doctor was very patient and very kind
in Brooklyn, NY |
I had a large hernia repaired by Dr Krikhely. Surgery was very successful and I am very pleased with the results. Dr Krikhely demonstrates a serious concern and interest in your health through an honest detailed explanation. Special thanks to his staff (Vlasta, Valentina, Lena). They are very knowledgeable, make you feel comfortable. All the time I felt safe and among friends. I would highly recommend Dr Krikhely to others.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Dr Krikhely was very patient, understanding and showed much concern. He discussed my condition at length and I was very comfortable dealing with him.
in Brooklyn |
When I was referred by my doctor and scheduled an appointment the staff was very courteous in finding a suitable date for appointment. Dr Krikhely took the time to listen to my problem and explained what needed to be done. The procedure was very through. I was immensely pleased with my visit. I would recommend him.
in Queens, NY |
Dr Krikhely pays attention to every little details. I had an excellent experience with a doctor and people who work with him
in Brooklyn |
Straight forward, courteous and well informed. Everything went according to plan.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Dr Krikhely and his staff are the best. They are courteous and attend to your needs in a very respectful manner. I have had Dr Krikhely operated on me a few (4) times. I have no complains. I am 1000% satisfied and I will recommend him to everybody.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Very satisfied
in Brooklyn, NY |
Dr Krikhely is best in his field. He is truly a master at his work.
in Brooklyn, NY |
I had very good experience and surgery without complications
in Brooklyn, NY |
This was a very pleasant experience. I have fear of surgeries. Dr. Krikhely, his office manager and staff were very informative and comforting. They extended excellent concern and cooperation with all of my needs.
in Brooklyn, NY |
The experience I've had with the staff and Dr. Krikhely has been wonderful. They are very efficient, friendly and professional. I'd refer him to all who need him.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Excellent medical provider. I recommend him and staff very highly. Effective and courteous and thorough.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Both Dr Krikhely and the entire staff is/was amazing. I felt comfortable and taken care of.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Always professional and helpful
in Brooklyn, NY |
Dr Krikhely was very thorough in his assessment prior to his diagnoses. I was very happy with his professionalism as well as his staff. The staff was very understanding and accommodating as warranted.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Exceptional office-staff. Wonderful experience. I would highly recommend.
in Brooklyn, NY |
It was very nice and he was very helpful and he was very honest with me.
in Nyack, NY |
Dr Krikhely is the best in his field. He is knowledgeable and attentive.
in Brooklyn, NY |
I have been going to Dr. Krikhely now for over 10 years as well as my family members. Dr. Krikhely is an extremely bright doctor and has wonderful manners. Dr. Krikhely treated my mother for breast cancer; she had two surgeries and never had a problem after the surgeries. I highly recommend Dr. Krikhely!!!
in Brooklyn, NY |
I really like Dr.Krikhely I have not been an easy patient and he has always been there to help! The staff is extremely nice in my opinion and always friendly and they make sure they help in any way.
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  •  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
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia


  • Medical School
    Tbilisi State Medical Institute

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair