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Shreedhar, Rakesh, MD, FRCS, FACS 

Shreedhar, Rakesh
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Language(s): English
Board Certification: American Board of General Surgery

Rakesh Shreedhar, MD, FRCS, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon who received his medical degree at H.P. University in Simla, India. Dr. Shreedhar’s training is extensive, both from a medical and geographic standpoint. He served his internship and initial residency at several hospitals in India before completing residencies at a number of hospitals in England. He was awarded Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Later, he completed residencies at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Montefiore Medical Center and other hospitals associated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City.

Dr. Shreedhar has been an attending surgeon at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, part of Bon Secours Charity Health System, since 1989. He is a licensed surgeon in both New York and New Jersey and is an expert in both general and laparoscopic surgeries. He has particular skill and experience in surgery of the colon, thyroid, parathyroid and breast.

His impressive resume includes several published articles in the British Journal of Surgery, the Quarterly Journal of Surgical Sciences, the British Journal of Clinical Practice and the New York State Journal of Medicine, among others.

Well rounded, personable and highly experienced, Dr. Shreedhar brings our patients and practice excellent surgical expertise.


  • 4 Patients’ Choice Awards from -- Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded the Patients’ Choice Award.
  • 4 Compassionate Doctor Awards from 


Medical School: H.P. Medical College, Simla, India
Internship: Teaching hospitals affiliated with Medical College, Simla, India
District Hospital, Himachal Pradesh Medical College
University Hospital of North Tees, Cleveland, England
Hemlington Hospital, N. Yorkshire, England
Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
Chief Resident, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY
Fellowship: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh


Specialties: General Surgery
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Special Clinical Interest: General and laparoscopic surgeries, surgery of the colon, thyroid, parathyroid and breast


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