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Specializes in General Surgery
6211 Chase Road
Dearborn, MI
(313) 581-1222

Dr. Kassem Charara is a general surgeon. He studied medicine at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Charara's training includes a residency program at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital. He is especially interested in breast surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Charara is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Clinical Interests: Breast Surgery

2013 Procedure Details
  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,376
  • Medicare Cost: $737
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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
18101 OAkwood Boulevard; suite 126
Dearborn, MI
(313) 565-5743; (313) 593-7819

Dr. Mohamad Farhat is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Dearborn, MI. He attended St. George's University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Maine Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Farhat has received the following distinctions: Excellence in Teaching in the Ob/Gyn Clerkship - Tufts University School of Medicine 3rd yr students and Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award - Chief Residents, Tufts Ob/Gyn residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Farhat (or staff) speaks Arabic, Korean, and Spanish. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopy/hysteroscopy, basic urogynecology, prolapse and urinary ... (Read more)

Dr. Bilal Mahmud Kharbutli MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 305
Dearborn, MI
(313) 425-0522

Dr. Bilal Kharbutli works as a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon in Wyandotte, MI and Dearborn, MI. Dr. Kharbutli is a graduate of Jordan University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Henry Ford Hospital's residency program. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive surgery, cancer surgery, and heartburn. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Kharbutli speaks Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Henry Ford Health System, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hernia repair, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Bariatric Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details
  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,052
Dr. Michael Louis Cher MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery), Urologic Oncology
18100 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 300
Dearborn, MI
(313) 745-4600; (313) 271-0430

Dr. Michael Cher is an urologist and cancer surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Cher include bladder cancer, cryotherapy, and polycystic kidney disease. Dr. Cher is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Cher has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and McLaren Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Cancer Of Bladder, Cancer, Bladder, Cancer, Kidney, Cancer, Prostate, Cancer, Testicular, ... (Read more)


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What is Laparoscopic Surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery is a kind of minimally invasive surgery using a thin, narrow tube called a laparoscope. Usually performed on the abdomen or the pelvic region, the surgeon makes a few very small incisions instead of one large one.

During the procedure, the surgeon inserts the laparoscope, which contains a light and camera that allows the surgeon to see what is happening inside the body. Then tiny tools are placed through the small openings and used to perform the surgery.

The most common laparoscopic surgery is gallbladder removal, but laparoscopic surgery may also be used for the removal of a kidney or appendix, to treat certain cysts and tumors, for bariatric surgery, for some GERD treatments, or for hernia repairs, among others.

Because laparoscopic surgery only uses a few tiny incisions, the scars are minimal and recovery is easier than with open surgery.