Dr. Christopher Reising, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 50

Dr. Reising
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Telehealth services available

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6140 W Curtisian Ave Ste 100 Boise, ID 83704

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Dr. Christopher Reising, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Boise, ID. He is affiliated with Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Reising to book an appointment.

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Reising

4.8

Based on 88 ratings

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What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (73)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (72)
  • Explained conditions well (72)
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I couldn't possibly recommend Dr. Reising and Troy DeMasters enough. I'd give them 10 stars out of 5! The doctor I was originally referred to, said, "No, I want Dr. Reising to see her. I send all my most difficult cases to him." My surgery turned out to be even more difficult than anyone thought. November, 2020, the 1 1/2 hour surgery turned into 4 1/2 hours. It was really very difficult. I truly do think that if someone else had done my surgery, they would have given up and said that it couldn't be done. I am very thankful to both of them. They are both very personable and easy to talk to. They explain well and make sure you understand. My daughter was referred to him also and he did an unusual surgery on her in September, 2020. She liked him so much. He helped her tremendously. Like I said at the beginning, I couldn't recommend Dr. Reising highly enough!
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P. Bernhard – Jan 08, 2021
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Troy had introduced me to Dr. Reising because Dr. Reising wanted to see my condition rather than just take word of mouth. This showed me he is a good doctor. They got me all taken care of. They walked me through every step, explained everything (good and bad). They were very supportive and because of these two great doctors, I had a successful surgery that illuminated my pain in a few areas of my body. I can play with my kids and do lots I wouldn’t have been able to before. I also had great results that left we without a worry. I am very thankful and blessed to have crossed paths with these gentlemen. They are very caring and considerate. Thank you so much!
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Veronica H-R – Dec 07, 2020
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Compliments to the staff and Dr. Reising. Dr. Reising and Troy both much spent time explaining the procedure and then answering all my questions. Robotic surgery was successful and provided very quick recovery. I would highly recommend him for all your surgery needs...
What went well
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Anne – Nov 05, 2020
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I underwent laparoscopic hernia and gall bladder removal surgeries With Dr Reising on two different occasions 4 months apart. Both surgeries went very well (textbook) with no complications and recoveries were better than expected. I am very pleased with the outcomes. In addition prior to surgery he reviewed the results of abdominal MRI with me in detail and was able to show me and explain the areas of concern as well as others that I should pay attention to and discuss with my primary physician. Those were unrelated to the surgeries. This was very useful. I concur with others that staff are both very friendly and competent and made the whole experience as seamless as possible. Very happy.
What went well
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
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Hervé – Oct 01, 2020
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Dr. Reising exceeded all of my expectations. He arranged to have a second surgeon complete another procedure in conjunction with the hernia repairs he was doing so that I only had to have one surgery. When there was an allergic reaction to the glue, he called me on a weekend to ascertain what could be done to address the rash and then gave me his personal cell phone number to call if I had any additional problems.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Linda Dixon – Aug 02, 2020
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I have had an amazing experience with Dr. Reising from the moment we met. He has taught me so much about weight loss and mindful eating habits. By the time my sleeve surgery rolled around, I trusted Dr. Reising completely. My surgery went off without a hitch and my weight loss has been steady and stable. Dr. Reising’s staff are caring and knowledgeable. The staff has helped me with encouragement and instruction. I recommend Dr. Christopher Reising and staff with confidence.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jackie Meyer – Jul 26, 2020
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Dr. Jackson of the Baker City Saint Alphonsus group referred me to Dr. Reising In Boise for a robotic surgical hernia repair. I found the entire experience to be deeply personal and of the highest quality available. Dr. Reising’s surgical team & office staff compliment each other by performing at the highest level possible. If you are reading this in search of surgical excellence I highly recommend Dr. Reising.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dennis Hackney – Jul 15, 2020
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Everything with Dr. Reising and his office and professional staff was a very positive experience from the initial consultation, to the tests and diagnosis, through the surgery (gallbladder), and surgery follow-up. Dr. Reising and staff were very thorough, and took the time to explain the details at every step. The surgery was very successful and recovery was very fast!
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B. Butler – Jul 14, 2020
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I met Dr. Reising in September 2019. I found him to be open, kind, non-judgemental and soft spoken. We discussed several weight management options. I opted for the Sleeve Gastrectomy and began a 6 month program. Each month I met him for a "weigh in", health assessment and education. I was given a booklet "Metabolic and Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Patient Manual" which describes the next steps and what to expect. Dr. Reising and staff are all encouraging and up beat. At surgery, Dr. Reising said "we will for take care of you" and he did! I now continue on a life long journey of weight management. I will follow up over the next year for "success visits". I have the map, now all I have to do is follow it!
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Helen Stevens – Jul 01, 2020
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Fabulous,bedside manner, efficient and polished in his skills. I experienced minimum down time. Great understanding of "behind the scenes" issues related to obesity. Loved his staff!
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Denice Davis – Jun 30, 2020
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Simply THE BEST! If you are looking for a General Surgeon your search is over. Dr Reising, his PA Troy DeMasters and his staff are simply incredible. I’ve had 2 very complicated abdominal surgeries performed by Dr Reising and his team. Every aspect from each surgery starting with preop, then surgery and post op recovery was so thoroughly explained and I’ve never felt rushed during an appointment. The care, professionalism and skill demonstrated by he and his entire staff is unmatched. You couldn’t make a better choice for a surgeon than Dr Reising.
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Cary Wilson – Apr 27, 2020
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My difficult recurrent hernia surgery went really well. All the Staff were curtious, kind, and helped me to feel comfortable. Troy DeMasters explained everything before the surgery, and did the same with my Post Op. visit. What a team I am really impressed, and would recommend them to any of my friends. The DaVinci Robotic surgery is here today and the only way to go in the future. We are blessed here at St. Al's in Boise to have such a tallented team. Thank you all
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LP – Mar 10, 2020
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It was very satisfying. Was treated with courtesy and respect, but more importantly, a very successful hernia operation was performed by Dr Reising. I had no pain, no nausea, and no harmful side effects. This is one excellent Surgeon, and I highly recommend him as such. Thanks again, Dr. Reising, for a job well done!
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Larry Moore – Feb 16, 2020
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He and his staff are very professional and kind. I felt that my concerns were important to them.
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Mary Jackson – Feb 04, 2020
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Dr. chris Reising diagnosed & repaired a bad hiatal hernia that another Dr. had misdiagnosed. The operation was very successful, it cured a long period of heartburn. I would recommend Dr. Reising for anyone requiring this type of surgery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Anthony S. Robertson – Jan 26, 2020
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This was a follow-up visit, one of several since my surgery in August of 2019. Both Dr. Reising and his PA Troy McMasters provide excellent care; a friendly and comprehensive approach, indicating full understanding of my health. I will continue with full confidence in their services.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ralph Lawrence – Dec 21, 2019
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Had to wait a little longer than I was anticipating. However, once Dr Reising saw me he was thorough, did not rush, exhibited excellent listening skills, clearly possessed a comprehensive awareness of my past visits and discussions, and clearly conveyed where we were heading and what I could expect. Outstanding character as a person plus exudes confidence as a medical professional and surgeon.
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John Dale Seay – Dec 12, 2019
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Dr. Reising performed my Gallbladder Surgery last month. Dr. Reising was very informative regarding the surgery. The procedure went well. His surgery staff was very helpful during my recovery.
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Rick McKnight – Nov 15, 2019
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Dr. Reising and his staff are amazing and take care off me very good and fast. I had gallbladder surgery I was in huge pain. He explained everything and was very nice and professional. I had surgery a year ago and have no problems at all.
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Margaret L. – Nov 04, 2019
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I was referred to Dr. Reising by my primary for an umbilical hernia and his explanation and the surgery was outstanding, good as new with no discomfort < 2 weeks after. But what I appreciated most was his interest in my total gastric health and his questions that resulted in giving me a simple prescription - cholestyramine - that solved literally years of uneven and erratic digestive functions post gall bladder removal. I wish I would have seen him 15 years ago! Boise is fortunate to attract surgeons like Dr. Reising who look beyond the immediate diagnosis and can analyze the complete picture. Highly recommend!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Care Philosophy

Every patient we treat is unique. We listen to your story, understand your needs and concerns and work with you to customize a plan of care to fit your...Read more

Biography

My practice is focused on the surgical treatment of malignant conditions of the esophagus, stomach, colon, spleen and adrenal gland. Additionally, I use...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Education

2001
Iowa Methodist Med Center
Residency Hospital
Indiana University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Does Dr. Christopher Reising, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Christopher Reising, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Reising frequently treats Abdominal Pain, Obesity, and Umbilical Hernia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Reising treats.

Where is Dr. Christopher Reising, MD's office located?

Dr. Reising's office is located at 6140 W Curtisian Ave Ste 100, Boise, ID 83704. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Reising's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Pain
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Dr. Reising treats Abdominal Pain more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Reising treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Obesity
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Dr. Reising treats Obesity more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Reising treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Umbilical Hernia
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Dr. Reising treats Umbilical Hernia more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Reising treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Reising's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • 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
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Obesity
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia

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Saint Alphonsus General Surgery6140 W Curtisian Ave Ste 100 Boise, ID 83704
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Saint Alphonsus General Surgery6140 W Curtisian Ave Ste 100 Boise, ID 83704
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