Dr. Vic Velanovich is a general surgeon practicing in Tampa, FL. Dr. Velanovich 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. Velanovich 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
Wayne State Univ Sch of Med, Detroit Mi 1987
Wayne State University School of Medicine 1987
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Hiatal Hernia
- Acid Reflux
- Esophageal Cancer
- Stomach Cancer
- Inguinal Hernia
- Madigan Army Med Ctr, General Surgery; Letterman Army Med Ctr, General Surgery
Dr. Vic Velanovich M.D.'s Practice location
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Detroit, MI 48202Get Direction
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