Dr. John Ganske, MD
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Dr. John Ganske, MD


Plastic Surgery | Male

Greg Ganske, M.D. 6000 University Ave Ste 140 West Des Moines, IA 50266 Get Directions


Dr. John Ganske, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in West Des Moines, IA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Ganske is affiliated with Iowa Lutheran Hospital.

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Patient Reviews (6)
Albia |
Dr Ganske was very professional, took time to answer questions and make me feel at ease. Very happy with my care thoughout the entire experience.
in Iowa |
I have had a procedure done by Dr. Ganske and just recently have decided to have another. I have never felt so confidant as I have since Ive had the work done..
in West Des Moines, IA |
My first meeting with Dr Ganske was about his evaluating me regarding the need for breast reduction surgery and about my evaluation of him as the surgeon of my choosing. I was at ease with his physical assessment, encouraged by his knowledge and experience of the procedure, and confident that he would perform the surgery quite skillfully. Two weeks later the procedure was performed; I am now 5 weeks post op and most appreciative of Dr Ganske's wonderful technique and excellence of practice.
in Ottumwa |
Dr. Ganske and his staff are wonderful.I couldn't have asked for a better Surgeon,he is the kindest and caring doctor I have seen.He done an excellent job with my surgery and I would strongly recommend him.
in West Des Moines, IA |
I chose Dr. Ganske for my breast reduction and lift because my sister had this same procedure with Dr. Ganske and she was very pleased with her outcome and so am I. I appreciated everything with Dr. Ganske from ease of appointments, to office staff, to his kind and gentle manner. I really appreciate that his office in WDM is small and there is no waiting and being in waiting rooms with many other patients. He is such a sweet man and a wonderful trustworthy doctor. I would chose him again!
in Ankeny, Iowa |
Breast Agumentation with Dr. Ganske. I couldn't be more satisfied! I am so happy!! -Consultation went smoothly and he was able to answer all of my questions. Day of surgery he made me feel calm and secure. This was my very first surgery. Highly recommend to all. He's THAT great!
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Dr. Ganske's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Gynecomastia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer


  • Medical School
    R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Brigham and Womens Hospital

    Completed in 1984

    Oregon Health & Science University Hospital

    Completed in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Plastic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair