Dr. RAMACHANDRA Kolachalam, MD

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R B Kolachalam MD PC 26850 Providence Pkwy Ste 460 Novi, MI 48374 Get Directions
Dr. RAMACHANDRA Kolachalam, MD
Dr. Kolachalam is a general surgeon that performs a variety of surgeries for his patients such as: Hernia repair, thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy, gallbladder removal, sebaceous cyst excision, lipoma excision and gastric stimulator implant. Dr. Kolachalam does not feel that all situations require surgery. He does not do them unnecessarily, that is why we as out patients to come in for a consultation visit first. Dr. Kolachalam likes to get to know his patients and what their health care needs are and what they are experiencing with their issues. Dr. Kolachalam does take new patients of all ages.

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Dr. Kolachalam has a genuine concern for all of his patients, and sees them through the whole process of what they are going through.

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Medical Office Building26850 Providence Pkwy Ste 460
Novi, MI 48374
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based on 31 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Kolachalam Says:

Dr. Kolachalam values patient satisfaction surveys. That is how we know how we are doing in our patients healthcare needs. The surveys not only give us feedback in how our patients view and value Dr. Kolachalam, but his staff as well. In order to give our patients the best care that we can give we all need to do our best for each individual patient and value what they have to say about us. 

Dr. Kolachalam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
San Jose, CA |
Dr Kolachalam did a good job of explaining the procedure to me and what to expect afterwards. In addition, my procedure was able to be scheduled in a time frame that fit within my schedule.
Redford, MI |
I had a hernia repair done on July 11, 2016 and I am very pleased with Dr. Kolachalam. His staff is excellent. Lynn and Kena are the best.
in Brighton, MI |
Exceptional care. Haven't seen this level of patient advocacy by a doctor since my father was in practice. Office staff is extraordinary as well.
in New Hudson, Mi |
Dr Kolachalam is a wonderful Doctor. I had hernia surgery and glad my primary doctor sent me to him. He explained to me what he was going to do and why.
in Detroit, MI |
Dr. Kolachalam's staff was very quick to get me an appointment and schedule my surgery. The Doctor was easy to talk to and answered my questions in advance. My surgery was completed quickly and recovery was easier than I thought.
in Wixom, MI |
He recently removed my gallbladder and I feel great! My primary physician recommended him.
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Dr. Kolachalam says...

Dr. Kolachalam is a general surgeon that performs a variety of surgeries for his patients such as: Hernia repair, thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy, gallbladder removal, sebaceous cyst excision, lipoma excision and gastric stimulator implant. 

Dr. Kolachalam does not feel that all situations require surgery. He does not do them unnecessarily, that is why we as out patients to come in for a consultation visit first. Dr. Kolachalam likes to get to know his patients and what their health care needs are and what they are experiencing with their issues. 

Dr. Kolachalam does take new patients of all ages. 

Dr. Kolachalam's Care Philosophy

Dr. Kolachalam has a genuine concern for all of his patients, and sees them through the whole process of what they are going through. 

Dr. Kolachalam says...

Dr. Kolachalam examines every patient and their needs individually. He makes his decision of medical facts obtained through the referring doctor along with radiology and lab reports obtained for what ever that patient is having health issues for. He carefully and respectfully goes over these facts and his recommendations with the patient and their families. 

Dr. Kolachalam says...

Dr. Kolachalam has been performing surgeries for over 30 years. Each and every patient is given the utmost respect and consideration for their healthcare issue. Dr. Kolachalam takes pride in the surgeries he does and makes sure that the patient is given the best care that he can give for that individual patient's needs.

Dr. Kolachalam says...

Dr. Kolachalam values patient satisfaction surveys. That is how we know how we are doing in our patients healthcare needs. The surveys not only give us feedback in how our patients view and value Dr. Kolachalam, but his staff as well. In order to give our patients the best care that we can give we all need to do our best for each individual patient and value what they have to say about us. 

Dr. Kolachalam'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
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Health Sciences / Sri Venkatesvara Medical College
  • Internship Hospital
    Meth Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Providence Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    St Vincent'S Hospital

    Completed in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystotomy
  • 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
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Breast 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair