Meet Hany Takla, MD, FACS

Dr. Takla has a major interest in the surgical treatment of obesity as well as applying new technology including robotic surgery in the treatment of his patients. He believes in providing quality care, surgical excellence and individualized attention to every patient.

Having trained in minimally invasive and robotic surgery , Dr. Takla strives to achieve the best outcomes for his patients using small incisions which has better aesthetic outcomes with little or no scarring , shortens recovery times, causes less post-operative pain, and reduces infections rate. Continual innovations in minimally invasive surgery make it useful for an ever-expanding list of procedures.

In addition to laparoscopic bariatric surgery for treating Obesity, Dr. Takla’s current areas of interest are focused primarily on advanced laparoscopic and robotic procedures for the treatment of hernia, gall bladder, solid organs, esophagus, GERD, stomach, small bowel and colon diseases. Dr. Takla serves as the Medical Director of Robotic Surgery at Winchester Hospital.

Dr. Takla enjoys teaching others, and is a clinical instructor in the Department of Surgery at Tufts Medical School. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.


Dr. Takla earned his medical degree from Cairo University in Egypt in 2003 . He is a fully trained general surgeon in Egypt. He also completed his General Surgery residency training at University of Massachusetts in 2014 and a fellowship in minimally invasive and robotic surgery at University of Arizona in 2015.
Dr. Takla received the Resident Teacher of the year Award from the University of Massachusetts, Medical School Department of Surgery. He received his masters and medical degrees with honors. He was also awarded physician of the month at University of Arizona.
Dr. Takla presented two posters at Obesity Week for ASMBS – an event attended by surgeons from all over the world. One focused on accreditation of centers of excellence in bariatric surgery, and the other focused on endoscopic and radiologic evaluation of bariatric patients. He also presented a poster at SAGES in 2016, which focused on resident laparoscopic training. At University of Massachusettes, he gave a grand rounds presentation on minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Takla likes to stay active, particularly by playing squash, tennis and swimming.

My Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Certified by the American Board of Surgery
  • Active member at SAGES
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member at ASMBS
  • Massachusetts Medical Association
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