General Surgery Procedures
Serving Novi, Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Surrounding Areas
Dr. Kolachalam is a proven professional of robotic surgery, having performed over 500 successful da Vinci robotic surgery cases. You will need to make an appointment for a consultation so you can ask as many questions as you need. The following links to the various procedures are meant for your learning and engagement. We want you to be comfortable asking questions, so gather as many questions as possible, make a list and bring it to your consultation appointment.
Below is a list of various procedures Dr. Kolachalam performs, when you click on any procedure you will be redirected to the page dedicated for that procedure for an in-depth explanation. These may serve as a helpful guide prior to your appointments and/or surgery.
Dr. Kolachalam is now proud to offer virtual visits as well as in-office appointments for your convenience.
What We Do
The entire body has the ability to develop various lumps and bumps either under the skin or on the skin. Learn more about your treatment options for lumps and bumps.
- Skin Tags
- Swollen Lymph Glands
Endocrine Surgery is the discipline of surgical management of endocrine disorders including the understanding of the disease process, technical mastery, and comprehensive care of surgical endocrine disease of the neck and abdomen. Learn more about endocrine surgery.
Abdominal Surgery is defined as surgery pertaining to the contents of the abdominal cavity its walls and orifices. Learn more about the conditions that abdominal surgery is used to treat today.
Keyhole surgery makes use of images displayed on TV monitors to magnify the surgical elements. Laparoscopic surgery includes operations within the abdominal or pelvic cavities, whereas keyhole surgery performed on the thoracic or chest cavity is called thoracoscopic surgery.
Advantages of laparoscopic surgery versus an open procedure?
These include reduced pain due to smaller incisions and hemorrhaging, and shorter recovery time. An open procedure needs larger openings, sometimes 3-6 inches. There may also be scar tissue because of these larger openings.