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Dr. John Ganske, MD

Plastic Surgery ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Ganske

Dr. John Ganske, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa College Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in plastic surgery, general surgery, and more.


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(515) 265-4414

Dr. Ganske accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Dr. Ganske's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
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Dr. Ganske treats Moles (Benign Skin Lesions) more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Ganske treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

Benign Tumor
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Dr. Ganske treats Benign Tumor more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Ganske treats this condition more than 49% of his peers

Skin Cancer
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Dr. Ganske treats Skin Cancer more than 31% of his peers

Dr. Ganske treats this condition more than 31% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma

Dr. Ganske's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Ganske, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa College Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in plastic surgery, general surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1984
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
University Of Colorado
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of Iowa College Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
1982
1978
1976

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Dr. Ganske's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ganske

4.7

Based on 39 reviews

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I had my breast augmentation done 3 months ago and I am very pleased with the results! I love to workout, and I’m back at it with a quick recovery and no problems. So excited with the size choice, it’s just right. Any woman that has had children know how gravity plays after breastfeeding. No more...Read More
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My daughter went to Dr. Ganske for breast reduction surgery after years of back, neck and shoulder pain. He was kind, supportive and understanding every step of the way and did an incredible job with the surgery. He is an wonderful surgeon and person and I would recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. Ganske performed surgery on both of my hands over the past 2 years. Both surgeries were extremely successful. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Ganske did eyelid surgery for me. He was very helpful and explained everything in detail. He always took his time and answered all my questions. I am very happy with the results. Several people have mentioned that I look several years younger now!
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I went to Dr Ganske for a BA in April of 2018. I have never had any cosmetic procedures before and Dr Ganske was great at explaining options and what he thought was best. I haven’t had a question he hasn’t answered and my surgery and recovery were a breeze thanks to his talent. I will definitely be...Read More
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