Dr. Frederick Dressen, DO

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Dr. Frederick Dressen, DO

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General Surgery | Male

Physicians Surgery Center 2601 W Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901 Get Directions
(618) 351-7300

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Dr. Dressen specializes in General Surgery and practices in Carbondale, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (3)
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Cystectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    Sanction

    Dr. Dressen has received 1 sanction

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    • Hospital Privilege Loss or Restriction  (10/17/2014)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Dressen, Frederick J MD: License # 036075922: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician surrendered his hospital privileges while his surgical privileges were suspended: ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license.
    • State: Illinois
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Education

  • Medical School
    Midwestern University Chicago College Of Osteopathic Med

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Chicago College Of Ostepathic Medicine

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Chicago College Of Ostepathic Medicine

    Completed in 1992

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Dressen's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Dressen

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients