Dr. Gary Bochna, MD

Dr. Gary Bochna, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(6)
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Dr. Gary Bochna, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Rapid City, SD. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Read his story

2820 Mount Rushmore Rd

Rapid City, SD 57701

Contact Information

(605) 342-3280

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Bochna's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bochna "I am a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and received my medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. I went on to complete residency in internal medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia Hospital and Clinics in Columbia, Missouri, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. I practice all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology, with particular interest in patients with liver disease as well as therapeutic biliary endoscopy. I am a former Governor for The American College of Gastroenterology for the state of South Dakota. My wife and I have two daughters."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bochna "Dr. Bochna practices all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology, with particular interest in patients with liver disease as well as therapeutic biliary endoscopy."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bochna has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bochna's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bochna to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Bochna Says:

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Dr. Bochna's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Rapid City, SD |
Dr. Bochna is very kind and professional and provides great services.
Hello, thank you for the high star rating! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have a great day!
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Dr. Bochna accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna PPO
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA PPO
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
    Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
    Humana PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Optima Health
    Commercial PPO
  • Sanford Health Plan
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
    TriCare for Life
    Tricare PPO
    Tricare South
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bochna has admitting privileges

Rapid City Regional Hospital
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD 57701
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Black Hills Surgical Hospital
216 Anamaria Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701
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