Dr. Sabha Ganai

Surgical Oncology
Springfield, IL
20 years experience female

Locations

Simmons Cancer Center at Southern Illinois University

Springfield, IL

Address

315 W. Carpenter Street, Springfield, IL
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Cigna

Coventry Health Care

Health Alliance Plan

Medicare

Humana Insurance Company

Private Healthcare Systems, Inc (PHCS)

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

SIU Physicians and Surgeons

Springfield, IL

About

Bio

Sabha Ganai, MD, PhD, MPH, FACS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the SIU School of Medicine. She is the Director of Gastrointestinal Oncology at the Simmons Cancer Institute. She is the only surgeon in Central and Southern Illinois who is Certified in both General Surgery and Complex General Surgical Oncology by the American Board of Surgery. She is the recipient of the 2015 Health Care Disparities Research Award from the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Alpha Omega Alpha, and the 2017 Gold Foundation Award for Humanism in Medicine.

Specialties
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Surgical Oncology

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67 Agrees
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
20 years experience Surgical Oncology
Hard to say...: Spontaneous bleeding is more of a concern when platelet counts are below 20,000...
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
20 years experience Surgical Oncology
Seek medical advice: It is fairly common to have right shoulder pain from the gas that is used to perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy - this sometimes can cause discomfor ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
20 years experience Surgical Oncology
Uncertain: Pain without gallstones and a normal gallbladder ejection fraction is not a great idea to be thinking about getting your gallbladder out. Would see y ... Read More

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Apr 14, 2013
I would trust my family in Dr. Ganai's hands. She brings science, talent and compassion to patient care. If you need a surgical oncologist, you would do well to consider her.
May 14, 2013
well thought and informative posts which patients find to be nuturing as well as educational
Apr 14, 2013
Dr. Ganai is a very well-educated, conscientious, and kind surgeon
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This made me feel good. Thanks! she did have to have a transfusion at 11 months , her counts were 8000, thankyou for your involvment in this questionaire and your kindness as a doctor, !:-)
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I had a complete hysterectomy in 90. Because of cancer cells. I am takenhormone medicine. Thank you for your time and input on my problem.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank u very much:-) i have chronic pancreatitis an a lot of pain,

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 2001MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

Baystate Medical Center / Tufts University School of Medicine

Awards

USC WVT Rusch Engineering Honors Program (1997)
Magna Cum Laude, USC Viterbi School of Engineering (1997)
California Academy of Family Physicians Preceptorship (1998)

Affiliations

Baystate Medical Center / Tufts University School of Medicine (2001-2010)
NorthShore University Health Systems (2010-2011)
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (2010-2013)
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