Dr. Frederick Denstman, MD

Dr. Frederick Denstman, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male | 63 years old

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Dr. Denstman specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery and practices in Newark, DE. He practices at 1 location.

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in Millsboro, DE |
His knowledge was the most reassuring reason for seeing him. He always made sure I understood the procedures, and his follow-up was exemplary. Don't expect anything more than a dry sense of humor, but do expect the best outcome.
in New Castle, DE |
Dr. Denstman has saved my life more than once. I would trust him again without thinking for a second. While his bedside manor is gruff, it's a very easy exchange for his knowledge and expertise. I have been his patient for too many years and am actually beginning to understand his sense of humor. Inside the tough guy, there is a gentle soul- find it. Please understand, he can't afford to become emotionally invested with everyone - he would lose his mind from grief. He is terrific.
in Hockessin, DE |
Dr Denstman may not have the warmest bedside manner but he gets straight to the point. He calls 'em exactly as he see 'em. He made repairs to my plumbing after I had a very bad experience with an operation at a leading East coast hospital. He said exactly what he could do and did it saving me three additional months of pain and inconvenience. My colonoscopies have been done with absolutely no pain or side effects.
in Dov |
Thanks to Dr. Denstman I feel like I have my life back.
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Dr. Denstman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Delaware not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Hahnemann University

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Allentown Affil Hospital

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Allentown Affil Hospital

    Completed in 1984

    Sacred Heart Hospital

    Completed in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

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