(December 10, 2012)– General surgeon Igor Belyansky, M.D., has joined Anne Arundel Medical Center as part of AAMC Surgical Specialists. The practice includes Adrian Park, M.D., chair, Department of Surgery; Alex Gandsas, M.D., director, Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery Program; and Kevin Stitely, M.D., a general surgeon who practices in the Easton office.
A specialist in abdominal wall reconstruction and complex hernia repair, Dr. Beylansky is committed to his patients in providing high quality, patient-centered care. “Dr. Beylanskyis a very skilled surgeon who stays on the leading edge of the latest advances in complex hernia surgery and abdominal wall reconstruction,” says Adrian Park, M.D.
Dr. Belyansky is certified by The American Board of Surgery and is a fellowship-trained laparoscopic surgeon. In addition to hernia repair, Dr. Belyansky has clinical interests in esophageal surgery, complex GI surgery, anti-reflux procedures, surgical treatment of achalasia, and minimally invasive surgical treatment of colon cancer and solid organ pathology.
Dr. Belyansky has research interest in quality of life outcomes after hernia surgery and is a strong proponent of patient education and informed decision prior to surgery. He is a co-investigator of several research grants and has authored 16 publications, six book chapters, and several invited commentaries. He frequently presents at national and international surgical meetings and has received numerous research related awards.
While at Carolinas Medical Center, Dr. Belyansky and his co-workers developed an electronic application, CeQOL, which aids at predicting quality of life after undergoing an inguinal hernia repair. The use if this application has been widely embraced by hernia specialists around the world.
His new office is located at the Health Sciences Pavilion, Suite 600, 2000 Medical Parkway, Annapolis, MD, 21401. For more information, visit www.aamcsurgicalspecialists.com or call 410-822-4220.