Dr. Joseph Petelin, MD

Dr. Joseph Petelin, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Joseph Petelin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Shawnee Mission, KS. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery.

9119 W 74th St Ste 255

Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Petelin'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. Petelin "Treats every patient as if he/she were his only patient!"

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

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48  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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

  • Benedictine College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Petelin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petelin's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petelin to family and friends
29 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Petelin's 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He is a wonderful surgeon! He explains exactly what he is going to do. He make the hospital adhere to what he needs and wants for HIS patients. He just did my Gallbladder. Old hat for him, but when he got in I was full of adhesions and took the time to fix it all. Some say he doesn't have a...more
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He is a very experienced and caring doctor. I have had two surgeries performed by him in the past year. Each time he explains everything thoroughly. If there's something I nbeed to know, he will answer the question.
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