Dr. Frederick J. Dressen, DO

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 60

2601 W Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901
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Dr. Dressen's Experience

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
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  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Cystectomy
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedures
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  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Atelectasis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
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  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
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Background Check for Dr. Dressen

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
  • Hospital Privilege Loss or Restriction  (10/17/2014)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Summary: Dressen, Frederick J MD: License # 036075922: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician surrendered his hospital privileges while his surgical privileges were suspended: ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license.
  • State: Illinois
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (8/3/2010)
  • Action Taken: Probation
  • Summary: Frederick J Dressen, DO License #036075922

    Nature of Complaint

    The physician engaged in gross negligence in practice and a breach of the standard of care to a patient in a surgical procedure.

    Action Taken

    The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation have placed the physician’s license to practice medicine and surgery in the state of Illinois on Probation for two years. The physician shall also pay a Fine in the amount of $5,000.00.

  • State: Illinois
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (8/2/2010)
  • Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
  • Summary: Dressen, Frederick J DO License # 036 075922 109031

    Nature of Complaint

    The physician has been disciplined due to gross negligence in practice and a breach of the standard of care to a patient in surgical procedures.

    Action Taken

    The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation has ended the physician’s probation dated August 3, 2010.

  • State: Illinois

0 Board Actions

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

Medical School

Midwestern University Chicago College Of Osteopathic Med
Graduated in 1986

Internship Hospital

Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Complete in 1987

Residency Hospital

Chicago College Of Ostepathic Medicine
Complete in 1991

Fellowship Hospital

Chicago College Of Ostepathic Medicine
Complete in 1992
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Dressen & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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