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Specializes in General Surgery • Female • Age 43

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Fairview Southdale Hospital
6401 France Avenue South
Edina, MN 55435

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    Dr. Nowak's Experience

    Dr. Nowak's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • 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 (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Nowak

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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

    1 Sanction

    • Noncompliance with a Board Order  (5/9/2015)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Nowak, Deborah M MD: License # 48182: NATURE OF COMPALINT: The physician engaged in Violation of an Order of the Board. ACTION TAKEN: The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice has removed the Stay of Suspension set forth in the disciplinary action dated January 10, 2015 and SUSPENDED physician’s license
    • State: Minnesota

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    Medical College Of Wisconsin
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nowak & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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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

    Dr. Nowak's Hospital Quality

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