Dr. Shyam L. Dahiya, MD

Dr. Shyam L. Dahiya, MD

General Surgery | Male | 69 years old

SHYAM DAHIYA MD
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Dr. Dahiya specializes in General Surgery and practices in Lakewood, CA. He practices at 2 locations.

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      3.9 based on 7 responses
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (7)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (7)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Dahiya's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (7)
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Bariatric Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Hernia
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Fissure
      • Appendicitis
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Lump
      • Carcinoma in Situ
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Empyema
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Obesity
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
      • Colectomy
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Destruction of Anal Tumor
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
      • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
      • Gastrotomy
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Varicose Vein Procedure

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for California.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Government Medical College Chandigarh, Punjab University

        Graduated in 1969

      • Internship Hospital
        Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

        Completed in 1972

      • Residency Hospital
        Sinai Hospital
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Stehlin Foundation For Cancer Research

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

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

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Dahiya

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients