Dr. Charles Ternent, MD

Dr. Charles Ternent, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Charles Ternent, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

9850 Nicholas St Ste 100

Omaha, NE 68114

Contact Information

(402) 343-1122

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 88% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 84% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Ternent'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.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

23  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Creighton University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ternent has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ternent's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ternent to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ternent's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This is the third colonoscopy he has preformed on me (I am a 70 year old male). I am also a Catholic Priest. He has the highest standards. Before the test he comes in to ask if you have any questions and to check that the IV was properly inserted. Afterword, within a few minutes of waking...more
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