Dr. Ian Cavin, DO

Dr. Ian Cavin, DO

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Dr. Ian Cavin, DO is a general surgery doctor who practices in Salt Lake City, UT. He has been practicing for 16 years.

Mountain Star General Surgery

1250 E 3900 S Ste 460

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Ameriben
  • American Heritage
  • American National
  • Amerihealth
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Baptist Health Services Group
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Caremark Pharmacy
  • CHAMPVA

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Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 97% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cavin "Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we strive to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fissures
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Touro University-Osteopathic Medicine Valleso Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Utah Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Grandview Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Grandview Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cavin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cavin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cavin to family and friends
5.0
based on 22 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cavin's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

My daughter wa 17 and had a lump removed from her breast. A scary, unnerving time. Dr Cavin was completely professional, was very conscious about leaving minimal scarring and made us all feel very comfortable every step of the way. I highly recommend him!!
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Having known the good doctor for several years and he has taken care of me in many different ways.. Be it surgery or office visits he has demonstrated many time that he has my best interests at heart. When we are in a surgery or an exam room he will question me and possibly deter me from the...more
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Sandy, UT |
We had a very positive experience with Dr. Cavin. My husband came to the hospital emergency at 10 p.m. with a sudden, severe pain in his abdomen, chest and shoulder.. Dr. Cavin was on call and calmly explained the type of surgery that would be necessary and all the side effects of the surgery. We...more
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in Salt Lake City, UT |
Dr. Cavin was the only doctor my brother had seen in over a year that correctly diagnosised his issues. Therefore we could move forward with an answer rather that questions. Linda got us in right away to see Dr. Cavin and he expertly told us what he suspected the problem was when no other doctor...more
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in Draper, UT |
I 1st met Dr Cavin in November of 2015 when I got Diverticulitis. I didn't have insurance at the time, but he helped me through it right up to the into surgery, when He found Colon Cancer. He preformed my surgery and worked with me all the way making me feel safe and secure. I have had a recent...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cavin accepts 57 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Ameriben
  • American Heritage
  • American National
  • Amerihealth
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Baptist Health Services Group
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Caremark Pharmacy
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare
  • Conseco
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • EBMS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Utah
  • HealthSmart
  • Hometown Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Inter Valley Health Plan
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Marsh Affinity Group Services
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • North America Administrators (NAA)
  • One Health
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
  • PEHP
  • PHCS
  • Physicians' Care Network
    Physicians Care Network
  • Principal Life
  • Pyramid Life
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • SelectHealth
  • State Farm
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • United American Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Wise Provider Networks
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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St. Mark's Hospital
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Alta View Hospital
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