Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD

Bariatric Surgery •  Male • Age 62

  

Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Park Rapids, MN and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery, colorectal surgery, and more.


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3.3

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Dr. Smith accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith performs Esophageal Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smith performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1988
Wayne State Affiliated Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1983
Wayne State U, School of Medicine
Medical School

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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average