Dr. Darwin Karr-Peterson, DO

General SurgeryMaleAge 71

Dr. Karr-Peterson
Accepting new patients

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Otpt

2301 Eastern Ave Red Oak, IA 51566

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(712) 623-7000

Dr. Darwin Karr-Peterson, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Red Oak, IA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with Montgomery County Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Karr-Peterson to book an appointment.

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Dr. Karr-Peterson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karr-Peterson performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Karr-Peterson performs this procedure more than 58% of his peers

Constipation
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Dr. Karr-Peterson treats Constipation more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Karr-Peterson treats this condition more than 49% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karr-Peterson treats Hemorrhoids more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Karr-Peterson treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Karr-Peterson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Darwin Karr-Peterson, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Red Oak, IA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Wm Beaumont Army Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Darwin Karr-Peterson, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Karr-Peterson frequently treats Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer, Constipation, and Hemorrhoids. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Karr-Peterson treats.

Where is Dr. Darwin Karr-Peterson, DO's office located?

Dr. Karr-Peterson's office is located at 2301 Eastern Ave, Red Oak, IA 51566. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Otpt

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital2301 Eastern Ave Red Oak, IA 51566
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Montgomery County Memorial Hospital

Red Oak, IA

82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average