Dr. Christopher Glaser, MD

Dr. Christopher Glaser, MD

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Age 58
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Dr. Christopher Glaser, MD is a general surgery specialist in Owensboro, KY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

2801 New Hartford Rd

Owensboro, KY 42303

Contact Information

(270) 683-3720

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Glaser "Surgery is the only medical discipline where you are actually able to cure a patient of their disease as opposed to helping their body accomodate their disease."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

74  Conditions Treated

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75  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • 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
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • 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)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Loyola University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Glaser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Glaser's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Glaser to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Glaser's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I was seen by Dr. Glaser for some surgery I had delayed for too long. He was prompt, supportive, and skilled. I appreciated his forthrightness and his clinical skill.
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He is such a caring person and takes time to listen to you. He is the best doctor I have ever been to. I was by myself the day he performed a breast biopsy. He could tell I was nervous so he said he would put a rush on the results. He and his nurse told me I had breast cancer. They both held my...more
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Dr. Glaser has been very considerate and kind. My surgery and after care have been very compassionate.
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