Dr. David Podkameni , MD

General Surgery

Overview

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dr. Podkameni started his general surgery training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York in 1996. He then returned to Brazil, where he became board certified in general and pediatric surgery. Dr. Podkameni finished his minimally invasive/laparoscopy training at the Cleveland Clinic in 2004. He serves as medical director of the Banner Gateway Bariatric Center. Focused on treating the whole patient, Dr. Podkameni specializes in: -Laparoscopic bariatric surgery -Laparoscopic anti-reflux procedures -Laparoscopic adrenalectomy -Laparoscopic splenectomy -Laparoscopic interventions on the biliary tree -Laparoscopic cholecystectomy -Pediatric surgery Dr. Podkameni was a clinical instructor at New York Medical College and an assistant professor of pediatric surgery at the Instituto Carlos Chagas, Brazil. He has contributed as an author or co-author to several medical/surgical textbooks, Netter’s Gastroenterology and research papers, as well as numerous presentations at national and international meetings.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 27 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Univ Fed Fluminense Fac Of Med,Univ Fed Fluminense Fac Of Med

Graduation Date: in 1992

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Banner Gateway Medical Center
  • Banner Baywood Medical Center
  • Banner Estrella Medical Center

Specialties: General Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
  • BCBS AZ Alliance Network
  • BCBS AZ Neighborhood Network MRF
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net AZ HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net AZ PPO HSA
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Podkameni's Office Information

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Doctor Podkameni's Other Office Information

Banner Weight Loss Clinic
9305 W Thomas Rd Ste 360
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 327-8200

Fax:( ,6) 623-3278
Website:Bannerhealth.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Fax:(480) 054-3573
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Fax:(480) 054-3267
Website:Bannerhealth.com/azweightlostcenter
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
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