Dr. Kathleen Monaghan, MD

Dr. Kathleen Monaghan, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kathleen Monaghan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Duluth, MN and has been practicing for 22 years. She specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Essentia Health Cancer Center (Duluth)

420 E 1st St Fl 2

Duluth, MN 55805
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 75% of peers
more than 66% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

26  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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