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Kidney Stone Removal (Lithotripsy)

Dr. Avinash C. Gulanikar, M.D.

Procedure Details
This includes a kidney stone removal (lithotripsy). Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy uses acoustic pulses (sound waves) in order to break apart kidney stones.
Price Details
Your purchase includes the following services:
  • Facility fee: operating and recovery room services & supplies for outpatient stay (less than 24 hours) at Merit Health River Oaks
  • Physician fee: surgical fee and postoperative follow up visit(s). Does NOT include the initial evaluation to determine the need of the procedure. If you have not previously seen this provider, please purchase a New Patient Office Visit.
  • Anesthesiologist fee: regional or general anesthesia for the entire duration of the procedure
  • MDsave fee: covers cost of bundling services and processing payment

Note: This MDsave bundled price includes the cost of your procedure and the fees listed above. These fees are for the services most frequently packaged together with this procedure. Any services provided at the time of treatment that are not listed here will not be covered in your purchase. View Details

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Dr. Avinash C. Gulanikar, M.D.

Affiliations Urology Associates of Mississippi


294 E. Layfair Dr.
Flowood, MS, 39232Get Directions

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Sun Closed
Mon 8:00am - 4:30pm
Tue 8:00am - 4:30pm
Wed 8:00am - 4:30pm
Thu 8:00am - 4:30pm
Fri 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sat Closed

About Dr. Avinash C. Gulanikar, M.D.

Dr. Gulanikar graduated from medical school at the top of his class in Mumbai, India. After obtaining his board certification in General Surgery and Urology in India, he completed a fellowship in kidney transplantation at Dalhousie University in Canada. He completed further training in urology in Canada, where he was certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He was an Assistant Professor in the Division of Urology at University Medical Center in Jackson. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Mississippi State Medical Association, American Urological Association, and American College of Surgeons. He has been a partner in this practice since 1999. In addition to the practice of General Urology, Dr. Gulanikar has a special interest and extensive experience in robotic surgery, male infertility and surgery for kidney cancer. Dr. Gulanikar lives in Ridgeland with his wife, Dr.Vinita Gulanikar, a practicing anesthesiologist. They have one son who is in college. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, exercising, reading and traveling with his family.

Board Certification

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada


Dalhousie University in Canada; American College of Surgeons

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