Dr. Srikanth Padma is a general surgeon practicing in Fayetteville, NC. Dr. Padma 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. Padma provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Osmania Medical College 1988
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Colon Polyps
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