Dr. Gunnar Bergqvist, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Erie, PA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Bergqvist is affiliated with Meadville Medical Center and Saint Vincent Health Center.
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Dr. Bergqvist's Experience
Dr. Bergqvist's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Breast Reconstruction Surgery
Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
Facial Cosmetic Surgery
Facial Plastic Surgery
Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Plastic Surgery of the Hand
Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
Why It Matters: Dr. Bergqvist's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Chest Wall Deformity
Cleft Lip and Palate
Congenital Hand Anomaly
Congenital Nasal Deformity
Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
External Ear Disorders
Face Skin Lesions
Facial Birth Defect
Facial Skin Cancer
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Hand Ligament Rupture
Hand Tendon Injuries
Head Soft Tissue Trauma
Invasive Breast Cancer
Localized Fat Deposits
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nasal Septal Perforation
Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
Surgical Weight Loss
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Aesthetic Hand Rejuvenation
Arm Reduction Surgery
Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Care Services
Congenital ENT Surgery
Congenital Hand Surgery
Cosmetic Neck Surgery
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Cyst
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
Fat Grafting to the Body
Fat Grafting to the Breast
Fat Grafting to the Face
Fat Reduction Procedure
Full Face Lift
Head and Neck Surgery
Intense Pulse Light
Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
KTP Laser Treatment
LED Light Treatment for Acne
Laser Spider Vein Treatment
Laser Tattoo Removal
Laser Vein Removal
Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
Lip, Excision or Resection
Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
Mini Tummy Tuck
Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
Plastic Surgical Procedures
Post Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
Skin and Tissue Reduction
Soft Tissue Injections
Thermage Radiofrequency Treatment
Titan Skin Tightening
Weight Loss Revisional Surgery
Malpractice Claims not available
Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
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For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
Medical School | Graduated 1994
Christine Kleinert Ins
Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
Duke University Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
Hospital Of Saint Raphael
Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
Fellowship Hospital | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Bergqvist has no media or publications listed.
Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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