Dr. Brian K. Dees, MD

Dr. Brian K. Dees, MD

Surgical Oncology | Male | 46 years old

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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      If I had to choose between Dr. Dees and Dr. Pepper, I'd choose the can of soda for any treatment over this guy. He was inconsiderate and didn't even care to hear how I was feeling. I would never recommend him to my family or friends! He definitely needs a reality check that he's not really a great person. I, myself, am a medical professional and have never met a more condescending person.
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      • Surgical Oncology

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abscess
      • All Lymphoma
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Anal Fistula
      • Anal or Rectal Pain
      • Anal Prolapse
      • Anemia
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Bladder Cancer
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Blood Disorders
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Cancer
      • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • ENT Cancer
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Leukocytosis
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Meckel's Diverticulum
      • Melanoma
      • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
      • Myeloma
      • Myeloproliferative Disorders
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Neutropenia
      • Nodular Lymphoma
      • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
      • Oral Cancer
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Pancytopenia
      • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
      • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
      • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
      • Prostate Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Retina Diseases
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Skin Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Bone Marrow Biopsy
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
      • Destruction of Anal Tumor
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Excision of Rectal Tumor
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • 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)
      • Sphincterotomy
      • Thoracentesis

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of North Dakota / Main Campus

        Graduated in 1996

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Chinese
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Surgical Oncology
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in North Dakota not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Dees' Care Philosophy

      As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.