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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 47

1213 N Main St
Beaver Dam, KY 42320
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Dr. Decker's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
1201 Pleasant Valley Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
One Health Ohio County
One Health Ohio County
1213 N Main St
Beaver Dam, KY 42320
One Health Surgical Specialists
One Health Surgical Specialists
2801 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
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    Dr. Decker's Experience

    Dr. Decker's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Cystectomy
    • 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 Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • 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
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • 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)
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    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • 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 Louisville School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Complete in 2002
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Decker & Staff

    • English
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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

    Dr. Decker'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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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.0
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    4 out of 5

    Dr. Decker's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.1 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Decker

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    One Health Ohio County
    1213 N Main St
    Beaver Dam, KY 42320
    (270) 274-4771 (Office)
    (270) 274-4884 (Fax)
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    One Health Surgical Specialists
    2801 New Hartford Rd
    Owensboro, KY 42303
    (270) 683-3720 (Office)
    (270) 686-7331 (Fax)
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