Dr. Jason Shellnut, MD

Dr. Jason Shellnut, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jason Shellnut, MD is a general surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 2003 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

1400 Woodland Ave

Des Moines, IA 50309

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Anal Disorders
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more than 97% of peers
Abscess
very high
more than 96% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • 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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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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
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Central Ia Health Sys/Ia Methodi
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shellnut has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shellnut accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shellnut has admitting privileges

Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus
3601 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073
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Beaumont Hospital - Troy Campus
44201 Dequindre Rd
Troy, MI 48085
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Beaumont Hospital - Grosse Pointe Campus
468 Cadieux Rd
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
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