Dr. George K. Bentzel, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 45

2900 12th Ave N Ste 355W
Billings, MT 59101
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Dr. Bentzel:

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Dr. Bentzel's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Saint Vincent Healthcare
1233 North 30th Street
Billings, MT 59101

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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. Bentzel

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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

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • 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
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hepatectomy
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • 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)
    • 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)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder & 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)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Bentzel

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Montana.
    • 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

    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
  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. Bentzel's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Saint Vincent Healthcare where Dr. Bentzel has admitting privileges:

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    • Saint Vincent Healthcare

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bentzel

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bentzel to family and friends

    1 response
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    1 response
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 1 response
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Bentzel accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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