Dr. James Dehen, MD

Dr. James Dehen, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o
(3)

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Dr. James Dehen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brainerd, MN and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center (Brainerd)

2024 S 6th St

Brainerd, MN 56401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dehen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 83% of peers
Hemorrhoids
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Dehen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dehen "As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Thoracentesis

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.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Nd Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dehen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dehen's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dehen to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Dehen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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