Dr. Prakash Gatta, MD

Dr. Prakash Gatta, MD

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Dr. Prakash Gatta, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 12 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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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Gatta's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gatta performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Gatta performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Hernia Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gatta performs Hernia Repair more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Gatta performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Hernia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gatta treats Hernia more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Gatta treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Diaphragmatic/Hiatal Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Dr. Gatta's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • 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
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • 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)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Prakash Gatta, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University of Mumbai in 2000 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Gatta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gatta

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

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I am blessed to have gotten Dr.Gatta he was very good in explaining everything to me and my daughter. My daughter is disabled and he made us feel at ease.my daughter's surgery wasn't easy but he is very skilled and very good at surgery and his bedside manner is top knotch.will use dr gatta for...Read More
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I feel I should count my blessings to have received Dr. Gatta as my surgeon. Nearly a year ago he performed my gastrectomy and I am doing great. I do not think you can find a better doctor or surgeon! Highly skilled, very caring and understanding and took the time to explain the situation and...Read More
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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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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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