Gastrointestinal Surgery

Gastrointestinal surgery has been long recognized for its complexity. This specialty demands comprehensive knowledge in regard to the anatomy, physiology, pathology of the gastrointestinal organs. Gastrointestinal surgery is not only about doing a perfect operation but also about knowing the spectrum of the disease and how to choose the correct operation for the right patient.

The sience of Gastrointestinal Surgery is focused to provide comprehensive and multidisciplinary surgical care for patients with basic and complex gastrointestinal diseases. These patients are usually suffering from a plethora of symptoms related to their illness. Patients are referred to Dr Niazy Selim from the Midwest for management of a variety of benign and malignant GI disorders via laparoscopic and robotic approaches.

Dr. Niazy Selim has the experience, fellowship training and the proper clinical judgement to manage:

  • Advanced diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower endoscopy.
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
  • Repair of primary, recurrent, and complex abdominal wall hernias.
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
  • Hiatal hernias (Sliding and Paraesophageal hernias).
  • Achalasia.
  • Weight-loss surgeries (gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric banding, and revisions).
  • Gallbladder and biliary diseases.
  • Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
  • Enterocutaneous fistula.
  • Nutrition and metabolism disorders.

best_hospitalsThe successful combined efforts between the Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Surgery divisions at the University of Kansas Medical Center has been recognized by the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Rankings. The U.S. News evaluated nearly 5,000 hospitals for the 2013-14 Best Hospitals list. This combined gastroenterology and GI Surgery program ranks No. 19 among the nation’s top 50 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2013-14. Rankings are based on measurable achievements in quality, patient safety, nursing excellence and other best patient.