Large Intestine Surgery (Colectomy) | Anchorage, Alaska

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The large intestine also called the large bowel or colon, connects the small intestine to the anus. A large bowel resection or colectomy is a surgical procedure where all or just the diseased part of your large bowel is removed. Our surgeon, Dr. Prasad is highly experienced and skilled in performing surgery on the large intestine.

Reasons for Large Intestine Surgery

Large intestine surgery is performed to treat the following conditions:

  • Intestinal blockages due to tumors or scar tissue
  • Infection or bleeding in the intestines
  • Bowel inflammation
  • Precancerous polyps
  • Colon cancer

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Dr. Madhu Prasad has over 30+ years of experience working as a general surgeon and surgical oncologist and providing the highest level of care in Anchorage, Alaska. He believes in providing quality care to patients and their families. Inspired by compassion and humanism, Dr. Prasad and his team work for the well-being of their patients. Click here to know more about him. 

Esophageal Surgery | Anchorage, Alaska

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The esophagus is the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach for digestion. Surgery on the esophagus is performed to treat various disorders. Our surgeon, Dr. Prasad, has experience in performing all types of surgical procedures for correcting esophageal disorders. Dr. Prasad uses the most advanced surgical tools and procedures that offer patient a less invasive surgical option.

Reasons for Esophageal Surgery

When the esophagus does not function properly, it can lead to various health problems, which may require surgery to treat. There are several symptoms that may indicate a serious esophageal disorder, which include:

  • Heartburn
  • Difficulty swallowing

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Dr. Madhu Prasad has over 30+ years of experience working as a general surgeon and surgical oncologist and providing the highest level of care in Anchorage, Alaska. He believes in providing quality care to patients and their families. Inspired by compassion and humanism, Dr. Prasad and his team work for the well-being of their patients. Click here to know more about him.