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K.S. Venkatesh, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Venkatesh is the founder and senior member of the group.  He has served the Phoenix/Tri-City area for the last 30 years.  He received his undergraduate and medical education in Madras, India.  He underwent general surgery training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI followed by colorectal surgery training at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Dr. Venkatesh has been present in Phoenix for the past 30 years and has received numerous awards and honors for excellence in his field and in the care of his patients.  He is board certified in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

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Robert Campbell, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Campbell joined the practice in 2004.  He received his undergraduate degree from Butler University in Indianapolis, IN and his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.  He underwent training in gerneral surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN and then speciality training in colorectal surgery at the Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando in Orlando, FL.  He is board certified in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

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Krishna A. Venkatesh, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Venkatesh joined the practice in 2010. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Creighton University. He underwent general surgery training at Parkland Health and Hospital Systems in Dallas, TX. Dr. Venkatesh received specialized colon and rectal surgery training at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT. Dr. Venkatesh is board certified in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

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Hekmat Hakiman, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Hakiman joined the practice in 2016. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology with a minor in Biochemical Pharmacology. He obtained his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo. He underwent his general surgery training at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX. He completed his fellowship training in the field of colon and rectal surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Hakiman is board certified in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

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Arpit Patel, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Patel joined the practice in 2018. Additional biographical information is forthcoming.
Professional Education:
Fellowship - Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Medical Education - King’s College London, UK

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