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General Surgery | Male

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I strive to have excellent rapport with my patients so they will respect and trust me. I'm committed to offer the best care possible for those seeking my service.

Biography

Dr. Charles Gelnar, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Edmond, OK. He is 78 years old and has been practicing for 51 years. Dr. Gelnar is affiliated with Mercy Health Center and OU Medical Center Edmond.

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    Dr. Gelnar's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
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    • Explains condition(s) well
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    He not only is an amazing Dr. to work with but the best general surgeon I know. He was the only Dr. that I would let remove my gallbladder!! Just an all around great guy and surgeon!!!!
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    Dr. Gelnar's Care Philosophy

    I strive to have excellent rapport with my patients so they will respect and trust me. I'm committed to offer the best care possible for those seeking my service.

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    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Oklahoma not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Ulcer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center

      Graduated in 1966

    • Internship Hospital
      Mercy Health Care Center

      Completed in 1967

    • Residency Hospital
      St. Anthonny Hospital, Oklahoma City

      Completed in 1973

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Mercy Health Center
    • Undergraduate School
      Southwestern State University

      Graduated in 1966

    • Other Education
      Us Air Force, Flight Surgeon

      Completed in 1969

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Appendectomy
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair