Dr. James Thayer, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 60

645 Osage St
Sidney, NE 69162
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Dr. Thayer's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Morrill County Community Hospital
1313 S St
Bridgeport, NE 69336
Sidney Regional Medical Center
645 Osage St
Sidney, NE 69162

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SIDNEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
645 Osage St
Sidney, NE 69162
SOUTHWEST MI AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER
252 E Lovell St Rm 364
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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    Dr. Thayer's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • 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
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lung Surgery
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • 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)
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    • Thoracentesis
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
    Graduated in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    Msu Kalamazoo Center Med Stu
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Thayer & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Thayer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    • Morrill County Community Hospital

    • Sidney Regional Medical Center

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    Office Locations

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    SIDNEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
    645 Osage St
    Sidney, NE 69162
    (308) 254-8098 (Office)
    (308) 254-4003 (Fax)
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    SOUTHWEST MI AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER
    252 E Lovell St Rm 364
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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    Sidney Reg Med Ctr Phys Clinic
    SIDNEY MEDICAL ASSOCIATES
    1625 Dorwart Dr
    Sidney, NE 69162
    (308) 254-5544 (Office)
    (308) 254-2672 (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
    Tell us about Dr. Thayer
    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
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
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