Dr. Kris Canfield, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 62

Dr. Canfield
Accepting new patients

Canfield MD General Surgery

1001 S Douglas Hwy Ste B5 Gillette, WY 82716

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(307) 682-7500

Dr. Kris Canfield, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Gillette, WY. Dr. Canfield has more experience with Pancreatic Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Campbell County Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Canfield to book an appointment.

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  • Low Wait Times
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Canfield

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Canfield treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Canfield treats other conditions, please contact the office at (307) 682-7500.

Pancreatic Disease

Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

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Dr. Canfield's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bursitis
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • E. coli Food Poisoning
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Heartburn
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Function Test
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Pancreatitis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • pH Probe
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Canfield accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Choice Health
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
MultiPlan PPO
Thrivent Financial
United Healthcare

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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (8)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (8)
  • Explained conditions well (8)
What could be improved
    RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
    I had a hernia repair surgery performed Dr. Canfield. I couldn't be more happy with the results. Everything from pre-surgery office visits to post-surgery care was excellent. Also, high marks for his office staff.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    1 person found this helpful
    Joe from Hulett, WY. – Dec 13, 2019
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    Dr. Canfield has always gone out of his way to meet my needs, sometimes on short notice but he fits me in.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    2 people found this helpful
    Dec 18, 2018
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    I've used Dr. Canfield for two procedures and have been happy with him for both -- very friendly and personable and very professional. He's taken the time to explain my situation, the surgery and the prognosis, all in layman's terms that I could understand.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    2 people found this helpful
    Gillette, WY – Dec 09, 2018
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    Our goal is to provide compassionate, state of the art surgical services.  We strive to provide excellent, appropriate and patient-centered healthcare. ...Read more


    Kris grew up in Kansas and has been practicing in Gillette, Wyoming since 2010.  He specializes in Laparoscopic or minimally invasive surgery. ...Read more


    • General Surgery
    • Burn Surgery
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Dermatologic Surgery
    • Endocrine Surgery
    • Gastroenterological Surgery
    • Gastroenterology
    • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Pediatric Surgery

    Board Certifications


    Michigan State University
    Residency Hospital


    • English
    • Spanish


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Kris Canfield, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Kris Canfield, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Canfield's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Kris Canfield, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Kris Canfield, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Canfield frequently treats Pancreatic Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Canfield specializes.

    Where is Dr. Kris Canfield, MD's office located?

    Dr. Canfield's office is located at 1001 S Douglas Hwy Ste B5, Gillette, WY 82716. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Kris Canfield, MD speak?

    Dr. Canfield speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

    Does Dr. Kris Canfield, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Canfield has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Kris Canfield, MD?

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    Canfield MD General Surgery

    Kris Canfield MD PC1001 S Douglas Hwy Ste B5 Gillette, WY 82716

    Campbell County Memorial Hospital

    Campbell County Memorial Hospital501 S Burma Ave Gillette, WY 82716

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Canfield is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Campbell County Memorial Hospital

    Gillette, WY

    67% Patient Experience Rating, 2% lower than the national average