Dr. Gaylord J. Kavlie, MD

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Dr. Gaylord J. Kavlie, MD

General Surgery | Male

Mid Dakota Clinic 401 N 9th St, Bismarck, ND 58501 Get Directions
(701) 530-6000

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Dr. Kavlie joined Mid Dakota Clinic PrimeCare in September 1985. A specialist in general, bariatric and laparoscopic surgery, he is...Read more

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity

Procedures Performed

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Surgery, Trauma

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of North Dakota / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Sacred Heart Hospital

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Sacred Heart Hospital

    Completed in 1984

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
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  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kavlie says...

Dr. Kavlie joined Mid Dakota Clinic PrimeCare in September 1985. A specialist in general, bariatric and laparoscopic surgery, he is certified by the American Board of Surgery, and is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the Christian Medical Society.He is a Medical Director of the PrimeCare Gastric Bypass Surgery Program.

Born in Fairbault, Minnesota, Dr. Kavlie grew up in North Dakota. He received his medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks, attended Minot State College and is a graduate of North Dakota State University with a bachelor's degree, completing his surgical residency at Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, South Dakota. 

Dr. Kavlie has been an emergency medicine physician at Huron Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Hospital, both located in South Dakota. He has been a clinical associate for the Department of Surgery at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine.

He is an Associate Professor of Surgery at UND School of Medicine, a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and Northern Plains Vascular Surgical Society. He is licensed to practice his surgical specialty in North Dakota.