Dr. Harsh Dalal is a colon and rectal surgeon practicing in Merrillville, IN. Dr. Dalal specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. As a colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. Dalal often treats conditions like rectal cancer, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, anal fissures and diverticulitis. Colon and rectal surgeons may be referred to you by your gastroenterologist if your doctor believes you need a surgical procedure.
Education and Training
Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Acid Reflux
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Colon Polyps
- H. Pylori
- Vascular Disease
- Westland Med Ctr, Gastroenterology; Advocate Il Masonic Med Ctr, Internal Medicine; Western Pennsylvania Hosp, Radiology; St Francis Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
- Ill Masonic Med Center 1976
- WESTLAND MEDICAL CENTER
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