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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 44

502 N 2nd Ave Ste 3
Sandpoint, ID 83864
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Dr. Kanning's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Bonner General Hospital
520 N 3rd Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Boundary Community Hospital
6640 Kaniksu St
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Sandpoint Surgical Associates
Sandpoint Surgical Associates
502 N 2nd Ave Ste 3
Sandpoint, ID 83864
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    Dr. Kanning's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • 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
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • 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)
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Kanning

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Idaho.
    • 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

    University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 2002
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kanning & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Kanning's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Bonner General Hospital

    • Boundary Community Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
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    4.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kanning to family and friends

    4.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    Dr. Kanning's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Kanning

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

    5 responses

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    Sandpoint Surgical Associates
    502 N 2nd Ave Ste 3
    Sandpoint, ID 83864
    (208) 263-1421 (Office)
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