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Dr. Ananth Pai Kalsank

Hernia Repair

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NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates






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Area, Near، Sama Tower - Zayed The First St - Zone 1 - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates


Dr. Ananth’s main interest of Surgery is daycare surgery like Laparoscopic hernia, gall bladder, appendix surgeries, varicose vein treatment with minimally invasive technique. He routinely performs Thyroid, Breast and GI cases. He is also doing surgeries with latest techniques for hemorrhoids and fistula. He has carried out minimally invasive (VAAFT) surgery for anal fistula with collagen treatment with good results. This modified technique is well appreciated by Fistuloscope inventor Piercarlo Meinero from Italy. He has also performed complicated abdominal wall hernia cases which were live transmitted during APHS conference in Abu Dhabi 2017 and Dubai 2018. Dr. Ananth has organized APHS conference in Middle East and instrumental in getting Centre of Excellence in Hernia Care for NMC Specialty Abu Dhabi. He is one of the reviewers for Hernia Journal. He is a mentor for Hernia Fellowship in the Middle East. He is in the higher management committee, Chief of Disaster management committee for NMC Specialty Hospital. Dr. Ananth Pai has conducted various operational drills for the hospital as per DOH guidelines. He is an active member of Abu Dhabi Surgery Club. He has collaborated with Royal College, Glasgow for distant learning activities. He has presented many papers in recent conferences and has won best video presentation award. He is involved in management of 3 unique hernia cases in the UAE along with Dr. Tim Tollens from Belgium, these type of cases involved multi modalities of treatment, which is rarely done in UAE. Dr. Ananth can speak English, Arabic, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani and Tulu.