Dr. Jan Dekker, MD

Dr. Jan Dekker, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
71 y/o
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Dr. Jan Dekker, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Jan J. Dekker, MD, LLC

8316 Arlington Blvd Ste 410

Fairfax, VA 22031
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Insurance Accepted

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Dekker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dekker performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Dekker performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dekker performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Dekker performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dekker performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Dekker performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Dekker's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Atresia
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Vagotomy
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jan Dekker, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1986
    Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1981
    Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1971
    Erasmus Universiteit, Faculteit Der Geneeskunde
    Medical School
    1971

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Dekker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dekker

2.7

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
36.8421052631579%
(7)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
1 Star
47.36842105263158%
(9)

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Horrible experience. He doesn't answer questions, is very vague, and after care was non-existent. He left behind 2 stitches after supposedly taking them all out. Was left with an open wound that was clearly infected, but which he refused to culture or properly treat. 5 months later, I'm finally...Read More
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I had emergency gall bladder surgery while on vacation in Tyson's Corner, VA. Dr .Dekker was my surgeon and he was exceptional in every way. He was extremely competent and personable. I am also a physician and I know a great doctor when I see one.
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He is one of the best. I had an operation last month, he did a best job, no pain, very professional, He called himself two time after operation and make sure every thing is ok. I appreciate his knowledge and nice manner. I am very satisfy. I do recommend him for anyone who is looking for a good...Read More
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Dr. Dekker was recommended to me by a trusted physician. While I have no doubt that he may have been an excellent surgeon, I fear that he is currently ‘phoning it in’ until retirement. He doesn’t listen to patient concerns or take the time to explain his findings. Had I been less proactive in my...Read More
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His surgery lead to the death of my grandmother. He Identified a gallstone as the source of pain for my 87 yr old grandmother when it was likely a new medication she was taking, performed surgery to remove her gallbladder that experts later told us was unnecessary. During surgery he cut her...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Inova Fairfax Hospital

Falls Church, VA