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Prakash Gatta, MD

Prakash Gatta, MD, FACS

Esophageal & Gastric Surgery
  • Esophageal & Gastric Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Cancer of the esophagus & stomach
  • GERD/Reflux
  • Achalasia & Esophageal Dysmotility
  • Gastroparesis
  • Acquired Hiatal/Paraesophageal & congenital hernias of the diaphragm
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery
Philosophy of Care

I view every patient as a member of my family or a close friend. I share your triumphs and grieve with you if you experience any losses. My firm belief is that a successful outcome can only be had when we undergo a transformative journey together.

Get to Know Me

My research interests include the application of Artificial Intelligence to Robotic (or Digital) Surgery. I aim to be and remain and the forefront of clinical and technological innovation, and I believe that we are on the verge of revolutionizing care delivery.
I was raised in Kuwait and returned to India to complete my education.  I feel blessed to explore and travel alongside my family in these great United States.

Medical Education
King Edward (VII) Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College
Specialty: 2000
Mumbai, India
Hahnemann University Hospital (2002)
Philadelphia, PA
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (2006)
Peoria, IL
Providence Portland Medical Center / The Oregon Clinic Center for Advanced Surgery (2007)
Specialty: MIS/Foregut
Portland, OR
Leadership Position
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Washington State University
  • Co-chair of Advocacy & Robotics, American Foregut Society