Dr. Daniel J. Para, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 50

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Dr. Para:

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Dr. Para's Experience

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Dr. Para's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Great Bend Regional Hospital
514 Cleveland Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
Galesburg Cottage Hospital
695 North Kellogg Street
Galesburg, IL 61401

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Para

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Surgical Offices of Daniel J. Para, MD, FACS, PLLC
Surgical Offices of Daniel J. Para, MD, FACS, PLLC
9515 W Camelback Rd Ste 132
Phoenix, AZ 85037
Palm Vein Center, Surprise, AZ
Surprise Office
16944 W Bell Rd Ste 603
Surprise, AZ 85374
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    Dr. Para's Experience

    Dr. Para's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Phlebology

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
    • Appendectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedures
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colon Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
    • Endovenous Laser Treatment
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
    • Laparotomy
    • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
    • Mastectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
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    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Phlebectomy
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    • Varicose Vein Surgery
    • Venous Scerlotherapy
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gallstones
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Obesity
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
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    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Ulcers
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Para

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • 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

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    Phoenix Integ Surgery
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Lehigh Vly Hospital
    Complete in 1996
    Phoenix Integ Surgery
    Complete in 1994

    Undergraduate Schools

    Stanford University
    Graduated in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Para & Staff

    • English
    • German
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Para'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 9 hospitals where Dr. Para has admitting privileges:

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    • Great Bend Regional Hospital

    • Iroquois Memorial Hospital

    • St. Luke's Medical Center

    • Tempe St Luke's Hospital

    • Gilbert Hospital

    • Richland Memorial Hospital

    • Galesburg Cottage Hospital

    • Florence Hospital at Anthem

    • Surgical Specialty Hospital of Arizona

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Para

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Para to family and friends

    25 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Para's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 24 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Para
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    25 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Para accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Arizona Foundation
    • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Health Net
    • HealthChoice
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Surgical Offices of Daniel J. Para, MD, FACS, PLLC
    9515 W Camelback Rd Ste 132
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623) 247-4900 (Office)
    (623) 247-4908 (Fax)
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    Palm Vein Center, Surprise, AZ
    Surprise Office
    16944 W Bell Rd Ste 603
    Surprise, AZ 85374
    (623) 201-4777 (Office)
    (623) 201-4770 (Fax)
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Para
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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