Dr. Prakash Gatta, MD

Dr. Prakash Gatta, MD

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Age 41
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Dr. Prakash Gatta, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University of Mumbai in 2000 and specializes in general surgery.

3124 S 19th St # 220

Tacoma, WA 98405

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 92% of peers
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
high
more than 84% of peers
Hernia Repair
high
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

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59  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • 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
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Mumbai
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of Illinois Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gatta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gatta

4.6

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It's been a long time since my surgery, but I will never forget this man. He saved my life! I was very terrified to have this procedure done and consulted several surgons. Dr. Gatta made me feel at ease and explained everything to me in at language I could understand. I would highly recommend him...Read More
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Mary in Lawrenceburg, IN – Feb 17, 2017
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As a physician assistant student I was allowed to shadow and work with Dr. Gatta. He set a great example for me in how he personally interacted with his patients. He is kind, friendly, appropriately humorous and very good at explaining medical and surgical details in a way that people can...Read More
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Andrew Garten, PA-S in Shoreline, WA – Aug 16, 2016
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