various abdominal, bariatric, and aesthetic surgeries
gallbladder removal surgeries
Tomas Manelis consults on general surgery procedures, the removal of excess skin and subcutaneous tissue after weight loss, the treatment of advanced cellulite, and autologous (patient’s) fat injections to particular areas of the body.
He performs general surgeries and general surgery procedures. He pays additional attention to aesthetics—at the patient’s request, he uses a regularly irregular scar revision technique in order to make scars less noticeable, removes excess skin and subcutaneous tissue after weight loss, treats advanced cellulite, and performs autologous fat injections to particular areas of the body.
Tomas Manelis has had almost 20 years of practical experience working as a surgeon at clinics in the US. He has been granted the instructor-teacher privilege to train others to work with Genzyme SaphLITE, the minimally invasive endoscopic venous surgical system. Dr Manelis has published 4 scientific publications on minimally invasive surgery.
Patients about doctor
1984-1987 – medical doctor, Kaunas Medical Institute (now – Lithuanian University of Health Sciences).
1987-1990 – medical doctor, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University.
1990-1994 – residency in general surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University.
2017 April-October – clinical secondary residency in body contouring with the analysis of body contour and subcutaneous fat, liposuction and autologous fat transfer, Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, USA.
2017 October – vaginal reconstruction (cystocele and rectocele repair, perineoplasty and labiaplasty), Saint Francis Hospital, USA.
2018-present – general surgeon, Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Centre.
2013-present – secondary resident-research fellow, difficult advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery and post-obesity aesthetic plastic surgery, Chicago Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery.
2012-present – assistant surgeon privileges in Presence Health system, Saint Francis, Saint Mary and Holly Family hospitals, USA.
2011-2016 – general surgeon for ambulatory surgery, Hospital of Ukmergė.
2005-present – manager-consultant, Sheehan medical company.
2004-2012 – surgical privileges at Alexian Brothers Medical Centre, USA.
2001-2004 – consultant surgeon, private clinic in Vilnius.
2000-2003 – one-day surgery centres, Lake Shore and Rogers Park, USA.
1999-2004 – co-owner and vice-president, Professional Surgical Services.
1998-2010 – assistant surgeon, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, USA.
1994-1997 – general surgeon, 3rd Surgery Department, Vilnius City University Hospital.
1994-1996 – surgeon, Antakalnio Polyclinics.
1990-1994 – resident surgeon, Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos.
Dr Manelis continuous his professional development in Lithuania and abroad (USA) on the following topics:
· minimally invasive endoscopic venous surgery;
· minimally invasive surgery with the Genzyme SaphLITE system;
· sentinal lymph nodes biopsies in breast, colon, and melanoma skin cancer;
· breast radiology with ultrasound-guided needle biopsy;
· laser application in surgery, its principles and safety technique;
· hand-assisted laparoscopic bowel surgery;
· automatic vascular anastomosis;
· endoscopic blood vessel surgery with the Guidant system;
· minimally invasive radial artery harvesting;
· hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy.
Dr Manelis has been granted the instructor-teacher privilege to train others to work with Genzyme SaphLITE, the minimally invasive endoscopic venous surgical system. He introduced this system, as well as Guidant Vasoview and Terumo systems, at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.
Visual arts, jogging.
More about Tomas Manelis, MD, on the website of the Chicago Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery.