When surgery is required, it’s nice to be able to have the procedure closed to home. Oftentimes, outpatient surgery is available, but if that is not an option, you can rely on this specialist to perform the procedure at RCH so that you can recover close to home.
Board Certified Surgeon in Rochelle Every Thursday
Lawrence Prabhakar, M.D., a surgeon with OSF HealthCare Surgical Group in Rockford, sees patients at the Multi-Specialty Clinic on Thursday afternoons. A graduate of Mayo Medical School in Minnesota, Dr. Prabhakar has more than 30 years of experience. He specializes in a variety of surgery including colon and rectal surgery.
What to Expect at Your First Visit
Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our Multi-Specialty Clinic staff where they will collect your photo ID and insurance information. A nurse will collect your history and vital signs. You will then meet with Dr. Prabhakar to talk about your diagnosis and surgical options.
Surgical Procedures Available
General Surgery, including Colorectal, Colonoscopy, Hemorrhoidectomy, and Appendectomy.