Dr. Ruth Hetland, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Female • Age 63

2235 Clinton Ave S
Rochester, NY 14618
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Dr. Hetland's Experience

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Dr. Hetland's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Unity Hospital
1555 Long Pond Rd
Rochester, NY 14626

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Greater Rochester Breast Sgy
Greater Rochester Breast Sgy
2235 Clinton Ave S
Rochester, NY 14618
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    Dr. Hetland's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Skin Grafts
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal Disorders
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pulmonary Disease
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    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Hetland

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Washington Center / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    Barnes Jewish Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Barnes Jewish Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hetland & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Hetland's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hetland

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
    • 17 responses

    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hetland to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    17 responses

    Dr. Hetland's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    17 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    17 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    15 responses

    Experience with Dr. Hetland

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.9 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.9 out of 5

    17 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    17 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Greater Rochester Breast Sgy
    2235 Clinton Ave S
    Rochester, NY 14618
    (585) 454-6720 (Office)
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