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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 46

2900 12th Ave N Ste 355W
Billings, MT 59101
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Dr. Bentzel's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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St. Vincent Healthcare
1233 N 30th St
Billings, MT 59101

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Surgical Associates PC
Surgical Associates PC
2900 12th Ave N Ste 355W
Billings, MT 59101
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    Dr. Bentzel's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Colectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hepatectomy
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
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    • 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 and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Atelectasis
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
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    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Temple University
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    Western Pa Hospital
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Western Pa Hospital
    Complete in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bentzel & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Bentzel's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Bentzel's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Bentzel

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Surgical Associates PC
    2900 12th Ave N Ste 355W
    Billings, MT 59101
    (406) 238-6470 (Office)
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