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Dr. Kevin Riess, MD

Dr. Kevin Riess, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 42

  

Dr. Kevin Riess, MD is a general surgery specialist in Virginia, MN and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.


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(218) 248-7674

Dr. Riess accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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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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. Riess' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riess treats Abdominal Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Riess treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riess treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Riess treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riess treats Hemorrhoids more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Riess treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Riess' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Ligation
  • Mole Removal
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Varicose Vein Surgery

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Riess accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(218) 248-7674

Dr. Riess accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Minnesota
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Riess' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Riess' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riess treats Abdominal Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Riess treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riess treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Riess treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riess treats Hemorrhoids more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Riess treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Riess' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Ligation
  • Mole Removal
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Varicose Vein Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2008
Gundersen Luth Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2004
Gundersen Luth Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2003
University Of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School
1999
College Of St Scholastica
Undergraduate School
2008
2004
2003
1999

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AOA, 2003
  • • Scott J. Sprtel, MD Resident Award of Excellence, 2008
  • Summa Cum Laude, 1999

Media & Publications

  • Ascorbic Acid Deficiency in the Surgical Population, July 2008
  • Sequence Dependent Instability of Mononucleotide Microsatellites in Cultured Mismatch Repair Proficient and Deficient Mammalian Cells, 2002
  • Delayed Neurologic Deficit Following Infrarenal Endovascular Aortic, April 2007
  • Lessons Learned from Laparoscopic Release of the Median Arcuate Ligament, 2008
  • Scapulothoracic Dissociation: Severity of Injury Predicts Functional Outcome, 2007
  • Mesenteric Cysts, Oct 2005
  • Effect of Preoperative Weight Loss Prior to Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, 2008
  • Calcium, Parahormone, and Vitamin D Abnormalities Among Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patients, 2008

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Dr Reiss is a gifted surgeon, friendly and engaging while carefully explaining everything about a hernia repair, His team of surgical nurses and the anesthetist Dr Tshlumba, who couldn't have been kinder, they made it a completely positive experience... i searched across the range (including...Read More
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My son had laparoscopic hernia surgery with Dr. Riess and ended up having to repair 3! Dr. Riess is an amazing doctor. He has a very friendly attitude, respectful of your concerns and very professional and knowledgeable. We HIGHLY recommend Dr. Riess. The nursing staff was great as well.
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Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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