Vivek Prachand

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 29 ratings

Vivek Prachand Bariatric Surgeon M.D.,F.A.C.S.

70% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 14

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

Duodenal Switch




Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Mustafa Hussain
Bariatric Surgeon
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John C. Alverdy
M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • About Me
    Dr. Vivek Prachand is an expert in minimally invasive abdominal surgery. He is skilled at the most advanced laparoscopic procedures, and performs more than 200 laparoscopic abdominal surgeries each year. One of his special interests is weight loss surgery. In addition to performing the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and LapBand procedures, he is one of a handful of surgeons in the world who has performed the duodenal switch procedure completely laparoscopically in more than 100 patients. In addition to bariatric surgery, Dr. Prachand?s other clinical interests include the minimally invasive surgical treatment of disorders of the spleen, gastroesophageal reflux, hiatal hernia, achalasia, gastric tumors, cystic and endocrine tumors of the pancreas, pancreatic pseudocysts, adrenal glands, and abdominal wall hernias.
  • Latest Reviews See all 29 reviews
    avatar Gucciroxy24 on July 19, 2014

    Dr. Vivek N. Prachand, MD was my daughters surgeon. University of Chicago hospital is first class. The whole hospital staff and Dr Prachand office staff are a ten. Everyone are there to give a personal attention to detail and support your new journey. Dr. Prachand More...

    avatar ITISDONE on Nov. 14, 2012

    My first impression of Dr. Pranchand was that of someone that was caring and sympathetic to my endeavor. My impression changed because I know longer viewed him as my surgeon, I began to look at him as a partner that was taking this journey with More...

    avatar S. Williamson on Feb. 10, 2012

    I have had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Prachand since the first step in considering WLS. In my opinion he is extremely experienced, knowledgeable and personable. He makes sure that you are fully aware of your decision to have WLS and what it entails More...

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