About Dr. Kolachalam

Board Certified General Surgeon in Novi and Southfield, MI

Dr. Kolachalam is the Section Chief of the Department of General Surgery at Providence Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Michigan State University. He has been a Board Certified surgeon in Novi, MI since 1995, and while he does a broad range of general surgery and wound care his main interest is in minimally invasive abdominal surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands), and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT).

Our general surgeon is in private practice and works in Providence Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital. Also, he is part of the teaching faculty at these hospitals. Dr. Kolachalam is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art surgical, diagnostic, and treatment technology, as well as offering support groups and community resources.

Dr. Kolachalam has performed over 500 Da Vinci robotics cases and is a proven professional in robotic surgery.

He believes in compassionate patient care and is dedicated to compassionate patient care. They are dedicated to making sure that you receive the best treatment possible.

Dr. Kolachalam proudly serves the areas of Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield Township, Northville, Plymouth, and Redford Charter.


The HOUR Detroit Magazine Top Doc for Novi, Michigan every year from 2011 to 2019

The HOUR Detroit Magazine has voted Dr. Kolachalam “Top Doc” for Novi, MI every year since 2011 to present. Recipients are nominated by colleagues that deemed the best in their given specialties. You can count on Dr. Kolachalam to provide the best care for you and your family. He loves to educate, so he will spend the needed time figuring the best way to help you learn more about your condition and/or procedure.

Patients’ Choice Award from 2010 to 2013

The Patients’ Choice recognition is determined based on an extensive analysis of online reviews and testimonials submitted by patients throughout the year. Only those physicians earning near-perfect scores from their patients are presented with this coveted award, and only about 5% of all physicians nationwide receive reviews that are deemed exceptional enough to designate them as Patients’ Choice winners.

R.B. Kolachalam, MD, a General Surgeon in Private Practice














More photos from Kolachalam Surgery

Team of doctors in a office.

RB Kolachalam 25 years of service award.

RB Kolachalam 500th daVinci Surgery.

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