Dr. Reza A. Gamagami, MD

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Dr. Reza A. Gamagami, MD

General Surgery | Male

Progressive Surgical Associates 1890 Silver Cross Blvd Ste 410, New Lenox, IL 60451 Get Directions
(815) 717-8730

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Gamagami has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement  (8/23/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Will County, IL
    • State: Illinois
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  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Gamagami has received 1 sanction

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    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (7/2/2014)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Gamagami, Reza Alex MD: License #036103521: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging the physician negligently sectioned the tail of a patient’s pancreas during a laparoscopic adrenalectomy and colectomy. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license.
    • State: Illinois
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    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California San Diego (Ucsd)

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California San Diego (Ucsd)

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ninewells Hospital and Medical School

    Completed in 1997

    Princess Grace Hospital

    Completed in 1997

    University Of Toulouse Iii Purpan Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

    Graduated in 1985

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Gamagami's Care Philosophy

Dr. Gamagami has truly distinguished himself as one of the area's most trusted and requested general surgeons. Keeping at the forefront of medicine's most current advances to provide superior patient outcomes, comfort and satisfaction, Dr. Gamagami has pioneered many advanced surgical procedures, being the first in the Chicago southwest suburban and Joliet metropolitan areas to offer and perform complex newer procedures.