Sergey Zhitnikov, M.D., FACS - -
Sergey Zhitnikov, M.D.

Sergey Zhitnikov, M.D., FACS

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To schedule an appointment with Sergey Zhitnikov please call 610-619-8450.

  • CKHN Physician
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  • Main Line Today Top Doctor




  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Service Line

Hospital Admission Privileges

  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Areas of Interest

Minimally Invasive, Bariatric and General Surgery


  • Russian
  • Ukrainian



Odessa State Medical University, Odessa, Ukraine, M.D.


Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, Department of Surgery


Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York

Teaching or Professional Positions

Instructor of Surgery at St. Vincent's Medical Center/New York Medical College, 2006 - 2009

Director, Robotic Surgery

Professional Memberships

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

American College of Surgeons

Honors, Awards, etc.

Graduated Medical School, Summa Cum Laude, 1983

The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award, 2003

Age Groups

16 years & older

Board Certified

Surgery 2006 - 2017

Disease Condition Syndrome

  • Morbid Obesity
  • Diseases of the stomach, small bowel and large bowel
  • Diseases of the gallbladder and biliary tree
  • Hernias of the anterior abdominal wall
  • Hiatal, incisional and inguinal hernia

Personal Info

General surgeon in medical mission to Nibale, Vganda: February 9-17, 2012.
Eager road cyclist.

Philosophy Of Care

I believe every person has a right to equitable, ethical, accessible quality health care that promotes healing and health. My philosophy is to provide health care that respects human dignity, individuality and diversity among groups.


  • Laparoscopic and robotic gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic and robotic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic gastric band placement
  • Laparoscopic and robotic hiatal hernia repair with or without fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic and robotic incisional and inguinal hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic and open resections of stomach, small and large bowel
  • Laparoscopic and open operations for treatment of disease of the gallbladder and extrahepatic biliary tree
  • Laparoscopic and open repair of abdominal wall hernias
  • Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal (BPD-DS)

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 610-619-8450
  • Fax: 610-619-8451


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