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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 51

401 N 9th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
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CHI Saint Alexius
900 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND 58501

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MID DAKOTA CLINIC SURGICENTER
401 N 9th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
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    Dr. Altringer's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Cystectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagostomy
    • 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
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • 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
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
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    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • 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)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
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    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Complete in 1995
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Altringer & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Altringer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    5 out of 5

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    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    MID DAKOTA CLINIC SURGICENTER
    401 N 9th St
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 530-6000 (Office)
    (701) 530-5811 (Fax)
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