Dr. Brian Dees, MD

Dr. Brian Dees, MD

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Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
(10)

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Dr. Brian Dees, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Fargo, ND and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in surgical oncology.

Essentia Health-South University Clinic

3000 32nd Ave S

Fargo, ND 58103
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dees performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ulcer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Dees's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dees "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."

1  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • 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
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Dakota.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dees has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dees' Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dees to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Dees' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Dees took my case when my original BS behaved VERY unprofessionally. I had a treatment plan in mind, and Dr. Dees worked 100% with me to be sure he addressed what was significant for me. He took time to address anything I was worried about and when there was a little glitch in healing, he was...more
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Thanks for sharing such positive feedback about Dr. Dees. We feel lucky to have him on our team and will pass on your kind words to him.

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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...more
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