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Dr. Robert Arthur Aldoroty, M.D.

Surgeon

Dr. Robert Aldoroty is a general surgeon practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Aldoroty specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Aldoroty provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
35 years Experience
Dr. Robert Arthur Aldoroty, M.D.
  • New York, NY
  • Columbia University, GSAS
  • Accepting new patients

Is a pancreas transplant possible?

Find a transplant program that is close. Get her evaluated and ask questions. Ask to meet patients who have gone through one. There are often support groups.

Constipation after surgery?

First, it is prevalent after any surgery especially with general anesthesia for patient's to have constipation during the first week or two. It can usually be solved with a mild READ MORE
First, it is prevalent after any surgery especially with general anesthesia for patient's to have constipation during the first week or two. It can usually be solved with a mild laxative and hydration. However, if it has been a month or more since your surgery, I recommend that you seek out a gastroenterologist. A colonoscopy may be appropriate.

Can internist perform surgical procedures?

Hello and Happy New Year! There are licensing issues that vary state to state. There are good samaritan laws that vary state to state.

Does hemorrhoids require a surgery?

Hello and Happy New Year! The majority of hemorrhoids do not require surgery. In general, a reasonable surgeon will offer surgery if they prolapse, are painful, or bleeding is READ MORE
Hello and Happy New Year! The majority of hemorrhoids do not require surgery. In general, a reasonable surgeon will offer surgery if they prolapse, are painful, or bleeding is hard to control. As for surgery, there are different procedures. I recommend a real conversation with a proctologist as excision of them is not always necessary, and there are office procedures that may suffice.

How long do surgical stitches take to heal?

Hello and Happy New Year! Complete healing takes one year. It is hard for most people to get their minds around that concept. I will not bore you with the science. When people READ MORE
Hello and Happy New Year! Complete healing takes one year. It is hard for most people to get their minds around that concept. I will not bore you with the science. When people ask how long do "stitches take to heal," they are really asking, when the stitches, staples, etc., can be removed. It depends upon where the sutures are on the body. For the abdomen, the answer is generally 7 days. This is often modified by the surgeon's judgment.

Are there any risks involved in appendix surgery for a 12 year old?

All surgery, no matter how minor, has risk. There is no way to avoid risk. There are things that are outside the control of the physicians or anyone caring for a patient. Unfortunately, READ MORE
All surgery, no matter how minor, has risk. There is no way to avoid risk. There are things that are outside the control of the physicians or anyone caring for a patient. Unfortunately, everything can be done properly, and everything can go wrong. This should not scare you. It is how we all live our lives in this universe. You need to think about the risks compared to the benefits for your son. A healthy patient has far less risk than one with medical problems. You need to have a real discussion with the surgeon. Most important is that during that conversation you get a good "vibe" as well as good information.

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

Hello and Happy New Year! Diabetes interferes with healing. Period. However, there is a reasonable chance that your diabetes will improve with weight reduction.

What is safe to eat after gallbladder surgery?

Hello and Happy New Year! The standard advice is to maintain a low-fat diet. This is good advice from general health and cardiovascular points of view.