Dr. James Klas, MD

Dr. James Klas, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. James Klas, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wi Med Sch in 1990 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

2801 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy

Milwaukee, WI 53215

Contact Information

(414) 649-3240

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Colectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Rectal Tumor
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Klas'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.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • Univ Of Wi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • U Wis Hosps & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Minnesota
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Klas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klas' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Klas to family and friends
18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Klas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been to several surgeons over the course of 50 years for my hemorrhoids. Dr. Klas advised me on several procedures and enlightened me regarding the past mistakes. A surgeons bedside manner isn’t as important as his skills however Dr. Klaus alleviated all of my concerns and my hemorrhoids....more
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