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Dr. Sharon R. Zisman, M.D.

Surgeon

Dr. Sharon R. Zisman M.D. is a top Surgeon in New York, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Sharon R. Zisman M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Sharon R. Zisman M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Sharon R. Zisman M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In New York, NY, Dr. Sharon R. Zisman M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
28 years Experience
Dr. Sharon R. Zisman, M.D.
  • New York, NY
  • Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll of Med, Brooklyn Ny
  • Accepting new patients

Will my diabetes cause delay in my healing post a bariatric surgery?

Although your diabetes can affect your healing, the best thing you can do to recover without difficulties is to keep your diabetes under good control going into the procedure. READ MORE
Although your diabetes can affect your healing, the best thing you can do to recover without difficulties is to keep your diabetes under good control going into the procedure. Follow your doctor's directions as to what you should be eating between now and the procedure. Often, they may want you to be on a liquid diet for a week or two before.
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What does a hernia surgery involve? What is the usual recovery period from the surgery?

Hernias are very common and can be fixed on an outpatient basis, either at the hospital or in a surgery center setting. the surgery itself takes about an hour and the recovery READ MORE
Hernias are very common and can be fixed on an outpatient basis, either at the hospital or in a surgery center setting. the surgery itself takes about an hour and the recovery a couple of days although depending on the type and size of the hernia and the type of repair you may be asked to restrict your physical activity for a week or two.

My pregnant wife has been recommended gall bladder removal surgery. When can we do it?

The best thing would be if she could get through the pregnancy and have it removed shortly after. This is if she is able to tolerate an adequate diet and through the pregnancy READ MORE
The best thing would be if she could get through the pregnancy and have it removed shortly after. This is if she is able to tolerate an adequate diet and through the pregnancy without having attacks of biliary colick, emesis, and/or cholecystitis. If this is not the case, the best time to operate is in the second trimester when most of the development is already completed and the baby and uterus are not so large as to be obstructive.

Is diarrhea and pain after a surgery normal?

Some pain after surgery is expected and can be considered "normal." Diarrhea is not uncommon for a number of reasons after surgery, but is not the norm. Antibiotics, bowel preps, READ MORE
Some pain after surgery is expected and can be considered "normal." Diarrhea is not uncommon for a number of reasons after surgery, but is not the norm. Antibiotics, bowel preps, some poor absorption after surgery may all contribute to diarrhea, and although most are short-lived and self-limiting, the patient should be monitored very closely. Pain, in this day and age, can very easily be managed with a variety of modalities and medication, the last resort being narcotics.


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