Dr. Bhatti has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years. With more than 40,000 advanced endoscopic procedures, he is one of the most experienced gastroenterologists in Minnesota. Dr. Bhatti specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn, Barrett’s Esophagus, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), gallstones, Hepatitis C, jaundice, diseases of the liver, pancreatic disorders, as well as chest and abdomen cancer diagnosis and staging.
Dr. Bhatti graduated from and completed an internship at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He then went on to serve his residency there in Internal Medicine and completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology. He completed an additional fellowship in both Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Bhatti has served as the Chief of Gastroenterology Department and the Secretary of the Board of Directors at Affiliated Community Medical Center in Willmar, Minnesota. He was also a senior member of the Board of Willmar Medical Services.
Certified by both the American Board of Gastroenterology and the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Bhatti looks forward to providing Chaska and the surrounding communities the patient-centered care they deserve.
Dr. Huang specializes in motility disorders, capsule endoscopies, general endoscopies and colonoscopies. He also has special interests in IBS and reflux disorders.
Dr. Huang graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine. He went on to serve and complete his internship, residency and fellowship at State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate. Dr. Huang was awarded “Resident of the Year” by SUNY in 2016.
Dr. Huang speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese, Burmese, Taiwanese and English. In his free time, Dr. Huang enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys motorcycle racing, scuba diving, basketball, and playing bass and drums in a rock ‘n roll band.
Dr. Ching-Ho (Richard) Huang, MD
Dr. Zuberi is a general surgeon with competencies in major and minor surgical procedures. He has special interests in surgical and endoscopic management for GERD, bariatric surgery and weight loss management, robotic surgery, advanced endoscopy and general surgery.
Dr. Zuberi’s professional and clinical experience includes Sanford Bemidji Main Clinic, CHI Lakewood Health Center, and RCSI Smurfit Clinical Research Center and Beaumont Hospital.
Dr. Zuberi graduated from and served his residency at The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in Dublin, Ireland. He went on to also serve his residency at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Medical Institutions in Baltimore, MD, and The Marshfield Clinic and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, WI. Dr. Zuberi completed his internships at Beaumont Hospital and The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Zuberi is looking forward to serving Chaska and the surrounding communities.
Dr. Kashif Zuberi, General Surgeon
Dr. Lucian Panait is a general surgeon with a particular interest in robotic and other minimally invasive surgical techniques. He applies his expertise to the surgical treatment of abdominal wall hernias, gastro-esophageal reflux disease and hiatal hernias, gallbladder conditions, gastroparesis, achalasia, adrenal tumors, and hematologic disorders of the spleen. His bariatric practice focuses on laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional procedures, as well as non-surgical weight loss modalities.
Dr. Panait received his medical doctor degree from Ovidius University in Constanta, Romania. He pursued research at a NASA-sponsored laboratory at Virginia Commonwealth University, assessing laparoscopic surgery capabilities for space flight. He subsequently completed surgical residency at Saint Mary’s Hospital/Yale Affiliate in Connecticut, followed by a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Yale University.
Dr. Panait has a long track record of research and has published numerous articles on topics related to robotic surgery, new minimally invasive surgery techniques, and surgical simulation. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and holds leadership positions in the Americas Hernia Society and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. He has lectured at national and international conferences on hernia-related topics. Dr. Panait’s minimally invasive expertise expands the surgical services offered by Bhatti Gastroenterology Consultants.
Dr. Lucian Panait
Dr. Vishal Kudav is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in bariatric and foregut surgery. Dr. Kudav is a native to northeast Ohio, where he completed his undergraduate and medical school studies. He then completed his general surgery residency at the University of Missouri – Columbia, followed by a minimally invasive, bariatric and robotic surgery fellowship at the University of Texas in Houston. His interests include surgical treatment of obesity, robotic surgical platforms, endoluminal procedures for weight loss, anti-reflux surgery, biliary tract disease, and abdominal wall hernias.
Dr. Vishal Kudav