Dr. Michael A. Covelli, MD, FACS
Surgeon | Surgical Oncology331 Laidley Street Suite 201 Charleston WV, 25301
Dr. Michael Covelli is a surgical oncologist practicing in Charleston, WV. Dr. Covelli specializes in diagnosing, staging and treating cancer-related symptoms. Surgical oncologists also decide if the patient is a candidate for surgery or other cancer treatments based on certain factors such as age, physical fitness and other possible coexisting medical conditions
Education and Training
West Virginia University School of Medicine 1993
American Board of Surgery
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Skin Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Vascular Disease
- American College of Surgeons - Fellow
- Charleston Area Medical Center/West Virginia University Program
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Patient Experience with Dr. Covelli
Get to know General Surgeon Dr. Michael A. Covelli, who serves patients in Clarksburg, West Virginia.
An excellent general surgeon, Dr. Covelli works with patients at the Louis A Johnson VA Medical Center. He specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology, and minimally invasive surgery.
The Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center is located in Clarksburg, West Virginia and serves a veteran population of approximately 70,000 in north central West Virginia and adjacent counties in Maryland, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Its mission is to honor and serve America’s Veterans.
Regarding his educational background, Dr. Covelli earned his medical degree from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1993. He then went on to complete his residency in general surgery at Charleston Area Medical Center in 1998.
A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the doctor is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.
Licensed to practice medicine in West Virginia, Virginia and Florida, Dr. Covelli is affiliated with LewisGale Hospital Alleghany, LewisGale Medical Center, and St. Francis Hospital – Charleston.
General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. A general surgeon performs a wide range of abdominal surgeries for many forms of intestinal and abdominal wall neoplasms, gallbladder disease, gastric and pancreatic disease. They follow the patient through critical care and surgical recovery all the way to outpatient care.
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