Dr. Gitonga Munene, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 44
  
Dr. Munene
Telehealth services available

West Michigan Cancer Center

200 N Park St Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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(269) 382-2500

Dr. Gitonga Munene, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Kalamazoo, MI. Dr. Munene has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Borgess Hospital and Bronson Lakeview Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Munene to book an appointment.


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Dr. Munene accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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Practice Areas

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.Compare with other Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 45% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munene performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Munene performs this procedure more than 73% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munene performs Gallbladder Removal more than 57% of their peers

Dr. Munene performs this procedure more than 57% of their peers

Bile Duct Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munene performs Bile Duct Procedure more than 49% of their peers

Dr. Munene performs this procedure more than 49% of their peers

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Dr. Munene's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Munene's Reviews

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5.0

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    He is the best that I could ever have asked for! I was happy and confident to have him make the medical decisions concerning my liver.
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    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
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    Biography

    Dr. Gitonga Munene, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Kalamazoo, MI. Dr. Munene has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Bor...Read more

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

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    Locations

    West Michigan Cancer Center

    West Michigan Cancer Center200 N Park St Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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    Affiliated Hospitals

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    Ascension Borgess Hospital

    Kalamazoo, MI

    70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

    • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

    Bronson Lakeview Hospital

    Paw Paw, MI

    83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

    Bronson Methodist Hospital

    Kalamazoo, MI

    79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

    • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)