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Gastroenterology | Male

Frank G Lushine MD 2545 Chicago Ave Ste 510 Minneapolis MN 55404 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

As an independent gastroenterologist I am able spend as much time with my patients as needed. I am not beholding to any hospital or large group. My oath is to my patients and not a large organization.

Biography

Dr. Frank Lushine, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Minneapolis, MN. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. Dr. Lushine is affiliated with Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

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Dr. Lushine's Reviews

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based on 11 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Dr. Lushine's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in St Paul, MN |
Dr. Lushine is THE BEST gastroenterologist in the Twin Cities. He is thoughtful and spends as much time as needed. He actually listens to his patients. My colonoscopy was totally painless and I was observed closely post procedure. He is the most experienced GI doc in the Twin Cities and cannot recommend him highly enough.
in Minneapolis, MN |
Scary. The office was a cluttered mess. The front desk person is also the one who inserted the needle and tube by which sedation would be administered. the "exam room" was a table and a monitor in another cluttered room. I required more sedation which was administered by the front desk. During most colonoscopies there is a nurse, doctor and anesthesiologist present. The doctor never spoke to me after the procedure. The totally of the report was: neg colon to cecum. good prep. AVOID!!!
in Minnetonka, MN |
I've used Dr. Lushine for 3 colonoscopy procedures and will soon use him for a 4th.
in Minneapolis, MN |
I am writing on behalf of my husband. I was appalled by what I observed: He was given sedation in an IV by Dr Lushine but wasn't monitored with anything during the procedure nor after the procedure. He was left alone in the small procedure room for at least 15 minutes on the procedure table - again nothing to prevent him from falling off. No siderails on the procedure table, no safety strap. He was then taken to room to dress & wait. There were many patient charts left out in the open, unsecured
in St Paul, MN |
Well, my experience was relaxing& comfortable as they said they would make it for me as well as painless. And Dr. Lushine has such a sense a humor he also made the experience go much faster before I knew it the exam was over. And yes I have recommended family and friends to Dr. Lushine. And it is about my time to come and get my 10- year exam again and I will be coming back to yes, Dr. Lushine.
in mpls mn |
He is rude,disrespectful and is just looking to get paid!!!! I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS DR TO ANYONE AT ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Dr. Lushine's Care Philosophy

As an independent gastroenterologist I am able spend as much time with my patients as needed. I am not beholding to any hospital or large group. My oath is to my patients and not a large organization.

Dr. Lushine's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Minnesota not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Mn Med Sch

    Graduated in 1971

  • Internship Hospital
    Hennepin Co Med Ctr

    Completed in 1972

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

    Completed in 1975

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics

    Completed in 1977

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

    Graduated in 1967

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures