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Dr. Brian Dees, MD

Dr. Brian Dees, MD

Surgical Oncology ·  Male · Age 49

  

Dr. Brian Dees, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Fargo, ND and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in surgical oncology and colon & rectal surgery.


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(701) 364-8900

Dr. Dees accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Dees' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendicitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dees treats Appendicitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Dees treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dees treats Ulcer more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Dees treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dees performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Dees performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Dees' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paracentesis
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • 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)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1996
University Of North Dakota / Main Campus
Medical School
1996

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Dees' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dees

4.2

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
20%
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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Locations

Essentia Health-32nd Avenue Clinic

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(701) 205-0794
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:15am - 5:15pm
    • Tue: 8:15am - 5:15pm
    • Wed: 8:15am - 5:15pm
    • Thu: 8:15am - 5:15pm
    • Fri: 8:15am - 5:15pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Essentia Health-Valley City Clinic

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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CHI Mercy Hospital

Valley City, ND