Dr. James Butterworth, MD

Dr. James Butterworth, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. James Butterworth, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rochester, MN. He specializes in general surgery and plastic surgery.

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905

Contact Information

(507) 284-2511

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Breast Diseases
more than 73% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
more than 72% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 58% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

11  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

15  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (9/11/2017)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: West Virginia


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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. James Butterworth, MD
Dr. Butterworth is a highly skilled and personable surgeon. He put me at ease immediately and took the time to explain my breast reconstruction options. He then performed a DIEP Flap procedure on me and I've been thrilled with the results. He also spent ample time with me every day during my...Read More
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Leslie Mullins in Kansas City, MO – Aug 29, 2017
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Dr. Butterworth is very knowledgeable and kind. He was very patient and took great care to make sure I was comfortable and well-informed.
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Ann Lehane in Kansas City, MO – Jan 22, 2016
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