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Dr. Ernest Rehnke, MD

Dr. Ernest Rehnke, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 65


Dr. Ernest Rehnke, MD is a general surgery specialist in South Pasadena, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.


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Background Check

2 malpractice claims Found
  • Settlement (8/11/2016)View details
  • Settlement (8/22/2016)View details
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Dr. Rehnke's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rehnke performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rehnke performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rehnke treats Obesity more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Rehnke treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Gastrotomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rehnke performs Gastrotomy more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Rehnke performs this procedure more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Rehnke's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Weight Loss Revisional Surgery
  • Wound Care and Management

About Me

We strive to form a lasting partnership between patient and physician to jointly meet your health needs. We consistently offer a personalized approach to healthcare.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Texas Heart Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Methodist Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Downstate SUNY Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1981
St George's University
Medical School
1975
Emory University
Undergraduate School
1987
1985
1983
1981
1975

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Bariatric Center of Excellence, American Society of Bariatric Surgery & Surgical Review Corporation, 2006-2009
  • Humanitarian Award, St Petersburg General Hospital, 2009

Dr. Rehnke's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rehnke

3.7

Based on 52 reviews

5 Stars
61.53846153846154%
(32)
4 Stars
5.769230769230769%
(3)
3 Stars
1.9230769230769231%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
30.76923076923077%
(16)

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The most wonderful doctor and surgeon. Changed my life! Highly skilled and compassionate!
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I had a infected wound from Bariatric lap-band surgery. It got increasingly worse for 3 months. Dr. failed to treat the infection properly. Infection got so serious, I went to my family Dr. I then had to have lap band removed 4 months after surgery by another surgeon. I have documentation...Read More
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After 17 years of battling with Ulcerative Colitis Dr. Rehnke performed BCIR surgery on me in 2016 and gave me my life back. I can't say enough kind words about him and his entire staff. The nurses at Palms of Pasadena Hospital are the best I have ever had. Thanks Doc.
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He is the best vascular and bariatric surgeon around. I wouldn't trust anyone else!
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Dr Rehnke is a one of a kind surgeon. He provides excellent, unique surgical care while maintaining contact with and providing followup care for his patients (his BCIR family) with caring and excellence. Just returned from a visit to Palms of Pasadena over 10 years post-op and was as pleased with...Read More
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Palms Of Pasadena Hospital

South Pasadena, FL

Saint Anthony's Hospital

Saint Petersburg, FL