Dr. Arie Pelta

Colon and Rectal Surgery
atlanta, GA, Israel
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

atlanta, GA

About

Bio

Dr. Arie Pelta MD FACS is a board certified Colon & Rectal Surgeon as well as a board certified General Surgeon. He specialized on prevention and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus. He has advanced training in endoscopy and laparoscopic minimal invasive surgery.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Licenses

United States: Tennessee

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

53 Answers
11 Agrees
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
UC: No one grows out of ulcerative colitis As one gets older and has UC longer the risk of colorectal cancer increases
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Fissure: never use suppository with anal fissure ! It's cruel and not help. Hemorrhoids cream not help - lack of education to use this. Need nifedipine cream 0... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Stay hydrated take tylenol (acetaminophen).
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Inflammation: Uc make higher risk to get colon rectal ca.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
No: Something he saw needed clarification.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
No connection : Candida not cause of celiac commonly.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
No: Its a chronic lifelong condition but symptoms may decrease with time with proper therapy. Must be under care of a crs or gi.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
No: Make sure no kidney problems or dehydration first.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Possible: First abscess then fistula may form.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Use large 255 gm bottle in 2 liters gatorade plus fleets enema plus 2 docolax pills.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Need egd to evaluate upper GI crohns.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Bleeding : Colitis can bleed start medical therapy if not work need surgery.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Age: When either 45 or 50 yrs old or of bleeding or other symptoms also pending family history.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Varies: All humans have hemorroids but enlarge and cause symptoms pendind job lifestyle constpation and childbirth.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Fiber: No such thing as colon cleanser ndver needed . Get a colonoscopy.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: You need a colonoscopy to find out it can be.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Both: Both do however if a mass is there the colon and rectal surgeon can take care of it. In addition a colorectal surgeon would be more agressive at remov... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Symptoms and age: Bleeding constipation diarrhea pain or age greater than 50. Any on this list.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
No: May be gerd or ulcer need to see gi.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
No: Use Propofol not Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) versed or fentanyl for better recovery.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Serious: Source of infection get worse.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Maybe: All bleeding will stop eventually . Need to see a crs surgeon.
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Maybe: Depends why doing a be. Usually colonoscopy is better modality. If looking for anastomotic leak then it's needed to prevent a post op leak. Need more ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
General: Benzodiazepine and general anesthesia.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Need workup: Need egd and colonoscopy thats it.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
MD: A licensed dr who has taken acls or a registered nurse with acls.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Maybe: Personal preference. Can be augmented by plastic surgeon.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
No: Only if in ti colon or rectum.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Depends: If spasm then Levsin if constpation then MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) type meds to start.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Blood: Blood on stomach or upper GI tract or recent pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate).
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
CRS: A colorectal surgeon. One dr. Able to take care of all your colorectal anus problems.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
No: Not true at all neither does snake pil help.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Can be serious: See a breast surgeon csn be a benign cyst or skin issue but may be a cancer.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
It can: Can effect mouth to anus skin liver spine and joints.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Unknown : If patient is old enough to prevent cancer and comorbidities risk do not outweigh benefit than continue into the 80 year old range. If you find it ok ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Maybe: Not standard of care . Be aware you are awake and if find polyps needs to repeat bowel prep and perform colonoscopy on separate day.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Curable : Laparoscopic sigmoid surgery is a cure if in sigmoid.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
See dr: Only a crs or GI could help you.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: But it will hurt a lot need to see a crs.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Not similar: Fistula is a tunnel caused by infection and not normal. Hemorrhoids are cushions that are part of normal anatomy that everyone has.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
When symptomatic: Only surgery when have bleeding pain or difficulty with keeping clean. With surgery can be a 3 to 6 week recovery from pain and discomfort.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
You can not: U must see a colon abd rectal surgeon to look for a radial vs concentric mucosal pattern.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Sew: Oversew the hole that os damaged do not affect the lumen.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Need to be worked up can be s lot of things some gave lots diarrhea others constipation pr may be something else.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Higher risk need surveillance colonoscopy lifetime.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Lots things: Constipation infection inflammation.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Same: The colon is the large intestine - need more info to answer.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Impotence: Pelvic surgery or ima dissection can affect retrograde ejaculation or impotence in men.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
High: U need work with genetic councellor for hnpcc or lynch.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
5 to 15 min: Up to 15 min.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Pelta is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pelta is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Great answer. My last colonoscopy was performed by colon surgeon and she removed 7by polyps. Now I have 2 hernias. General or colon surgeon
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Thanks Doctor, for your time, I woul like to know, Whats new in treatments for this disease, I was got a resection of a portion of intesti
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you to give me a straight answer. I will let to know people with UC to discuss about it!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Medical College, NY
Graduated 2001MD

Awards

Top Colorectal Surgeon , First Place, Georgia - Summer
2014
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
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