Dr. Christian W. Ertl, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 49

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Dr. Ertl:

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Dr. Ertl's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Bronson Methodist Hospital
601 John Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Borgess Medical Center
1521 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

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Appointments & Offices

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Michigan State Kalamazoo Center
Michigan State Kalamazoo Center
1000 Oakland Dr
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
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    Dr. Ertl's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2010
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vagotomy
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    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Ertl

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Graduated in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Creighton University School Of Med
    University Il College Med Peoria
    University Il College Of Med
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ertl & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Ertl's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Ertl has admitting privileges:

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    • Bronson Methodist Hospital

    • Borgess Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ertl

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ertl to family and friends

    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Ertl's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 5 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ertl
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Ertl accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Ertl before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Health Alliance
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Priority Health
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Michigan State Kalamazoo Center
    1000 Oakland Dr
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 337-6500 (Office)
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