Dr. Darrin Hansen, MD

Dr. Darrin Hansen, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Darrin Hansen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Draper, UT and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

74 E Kimballs Ln Ste 360

Draper, UT 84020

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 61% of peers
Obesity
normal
more than 58% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
more than 48% of peers

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Dr. Hansen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hansen "Availability We provide patients with the opportunity to have same-day or near same-day appointments. We can usually provide operative care within the same week as the evaluation. Questions or concerns are usually addressed by Dr. Hansen or Stephanie, his physician assistant who are both involved with all aspects of your care. Communication We provide feedback to referring physicians about your care and results. We welcome interaction from referring physician about any questions that can be helpful to address the need for surgical consultation. Education We have fairly extensive website with information about common surgical conditions for patients understand what options they have for treatment as well as expected outcomes and results. We also have educational videos about several common procedures that are offered. We provide patient education in the office to help you understand why and how your surgical treatment can help or if you should utilize other treatment options. We also provide help with understanding your insurance benefits and what to expect from costs associated with your treatment before it starts as well as understanding your bill afterward. Value We perform most minor procedures in our office saving the expense of operating room and hospital costs. We have the unique option of using private operating rooms to benefit those who have high deductibles with or without all health savings accounts as well as those who are paying for outpatient operations without insurance. This option can save 40-70% of usual hospital costs. Some of those procedures include Gallbladder removal, Hernias, Breast Biopsies, Lap-band procedures, revisions and modifications and others."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hansen "Mission Statement: Provide excellent compassionate care and education for the highest potential improvement of health. My goal to to have all my patients feel comfortable with understanding their condition, treatment options and what surgical options are available to help improve their life."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

40  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Weber State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Missouri At Kansas City/Truman and St. Luke's Medical Centers
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Missouri At Kansas City/Truman and St. Luke's Medical Centers
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hansen's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hansen to family and friends
116 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (116)

  • 5
    (100)
  • 4
    (12)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Hansen'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I am very impressed with Dr. Hansen and his office staff. Prior to seeing him, I had 2 visits to the ER for severe gallbladder pain. He hard about my case in the late afternoon and got me on the surgery schedule the very next morning. He called me that night to review my medical history and to go...more
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I feel such a high level of trust with Dr. Hansen. I have and would refer friends to him and trust him with anything. Genuinely good person!
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Dr. Hansen was in practice with my physician when I had my lap band placed. I paid $15k cash. Now my physician retired, Dr. Hansen wants $500 to transfer care or more than double the rate he typically charges for one visit, or $200 specifically. Gouging patients up front is not a good physician. I...more
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Sarah the receptionist was really nice and attentive with me. Thanks
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I was seen by Dr. Hansen after a long history of stomach issues that other doctors did not seem to care about. I was referred to Dr. Hansen for the Nissen surgery. I am more than happy and grateful for all that he did for me. He was direct and told me exactly what to expect. I am three weeks post...more
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