Dr. Kirsten Bass, MD

Dr. Kirsten Bass, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kirsten Bass, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Edison, NJ. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

3900 Park Ave Ste 101

Edison, NJ 08820

Contact Information

(732) 494-6640

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Fissure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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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
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • 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
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Duke University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • UMDNJ/Rbrt Wood Johnson Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bass has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bass does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bass and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Bass' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bass to family and friends
3.0
based on 22 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Bass' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Bass Wilkins is a highly skilled surgeon. Her knowledge is demonstrated through her use of evidence-based surgical techniques. She utilizes every possible means to prevent post-op infections and blood clots. I recovered well from my colon surgery without complication. Dr Wilkins has a most...more
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Somerville, NJ |
Horrible job with my surgery. Sorry I trusted her. Now have more issues. Followup care was awful. Looking for another surgeon to correct this.
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Rahway, NJ |
Cold, impersonal, does not listen to patient concerns or fears
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bass accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Bass has admitting privileges

Overlook Medical Center
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Raritan Bay Medical Center
530 New Brunswick Ave
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JFK Medical Center
65 James St
Edison, NJ 08820
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