4 Key Factors to Finding the Right Surgeon for a Gallbladder Surgery

If a patient’s gallbladder fails to work the way it should or the bile gets out of balance, hard fragments start to form. These fragments can range from the size of a grain of rice to a golf ball and are called gallstones. Nearly 80% of people who suffer from gallstones require to get a gallbladder removal surgery done. There are two types of gallbladder removal surgeries that a surgeon can conduct- Open surgery and Laparoscopic surgery.

In order to get a gallbladder removal surgery done, a patient must find a highly qualified surgeon to perform the procedure. The patient must keep in mind the following 4 factors while deciding upon a surgeon.

Experience in surgery

Education of the surgeon

Examine Hospital performance

Ask Questions to the Surgeon

  • How many gallbladder removal surgeries have you done?
  • What are the results of the surgery usually?
  • Can you share the surgical outcomes and possible complications of this surgery?
  • What is the frequency of complications in gallbladder removal surgery?
  • What steps do you take to avoid complications or rectify them if they occur?

Dr. Rengan usually performs more than 200 gallbladder surgeries per year and has one of the highest numbers in South India. He has had exceptional results in gallbladder surgeries honed over years. Dr. Rengan will also be very honest with results and outcomes. You can expect absolute honesty, transparency, and clarity of thought.

Originally published at surgeonrengan.com on April 7, 2021.

Dr ( Major ) R S Rengan MS, DNB, DLS ( France ) HOME OF HEALING SURGICAL CENTRE. General, Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal surgeon in Chennai, India.

Dr ( Major ) R S Rengan MS, DNB, DLS ( France ) HOME OF HEALING SURGICAL CENTRE. General, Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal surgeon in Chennai, India.