Dr. Sanjiv Patankar, MD

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Dr. Sanjiv Patankar, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male

Colon Rectal Surgeons Ctrl NJ 620 Cranbury Rd Ste 111, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 Get Directions
(732) 238-2662

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Dr. Patankar specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery and practices in East Brunswick, NJ. He practices at 1 location.

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Excessively long wait times. After having surgery you really don' t want to have to sit and wait over an hour past your appointment time to have your post op appointment . The least they could do is call and let you know and have you come in later instead of the added pain of having to sit and wait to be seen. Also Dr Patanker failed to explain exactly how difficult a recovery from this surgery is. Also after waiting 50 minutes past my time he spent 5 minutes with me so why the long wait?
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Bombay / Seth Gordhandas Sunderhas Medical College

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Ny Hospital Queens

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Ny Hospital Queens

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Colon&Rectal Clin

    Completed in 2002

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Marathi

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Patankar's Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients