Dr. Darin Passer, MD

General Surgery •  Male
  
Dr. Passer
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Alden Clinic

404 W Fountain St Albert Lea, MN 56007

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Dr. Darin Passer, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Albert Lea, MN and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Passer has more experience with General Oncologic Surgery, Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery, and Colorectal Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of South Carolina School of Medicine - Columbia medical school in 2004. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Passer to book an appointment.


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Biography

Dr. Darin Passer, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Albert Lea, MN and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Passer has more experience with General Oncologic Surgery, Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery, and Colorectal ...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2010
Palmetto Health Richland
Residency Hospital
2005
Palmetto Health Richland
Internship Hospital
2004
University of South Carolina School of Medicine - Columbia
Medical School

Awards

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(507) 377-5900

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Practice Areas

General Oncologic Surgery

General oncologic surgeons treat various types of cancers around the body, such as breast cancer, endocrine cancer, and gastrointestinal cancer, through surgical removal of tumors and other affected tissue.Compare with other General Oncologic Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passer performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Passer performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Lipomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passer treats Lipomas more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Passer treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Mastectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passer performs Mastectomy more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Passer performs this procedure more than 50% of their peers

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.Compare with other Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passer performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Passer performs this procedure more than 72% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passer performs Gallbladder Removal more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Passer performs this procedure more than 71% of their peers

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery treats conditions affecting the colon and rectum, including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and hemorrhoids, through procedures such as tumor removal, colectomy, colostomy and resection.Compare with other Colorectal Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passer performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Passer performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passer performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Passer performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passer performs Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Passer performs this procedure more than 62% of their peers

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Dr. Passer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

Locations

Alden Clinic

Fountain Street404 W Fountain St Albert Lea, MN 56007
1

Albert Lea Medical Center

Albert Lea Medical Center404 W Fountain St Albert Lea, MN 56007
2

Austin Eye Clinic

Mayoclinic Health Systems Austin1000 1st Dr NW Austin, MN 55912
3

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Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea

Albert Lea, MN

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)