Dr. Lyn Tangen, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 74
  
Dr. Tangen

Carle Foundation Hospital

611 W Park St Urbana, IL 61801

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Dr. Lyn Tangen, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Urbana, IL and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School medical school in 1973. He is affiliated with Carle Foundation Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tangen to book an appointment.


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Dr. Tangen accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Tangen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tangen performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Tangen performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tangen performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Tangen performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, or Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tangen treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Tangen treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Tangen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Tangen is the ONLY surgeon I have trusted to do my multiple surgeries. He is an EXCELLENT doctor and has the most amazing bed side manners. I just love him. He is absolutely amazing.
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Biography

Dr. Lyn Tangen, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Urbana, IL and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School medical school in 1973. He is affiliated with Carle Foundation Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tangen to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Carle Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1975
St Paul-Ramsey Hosp
Residency Hospital
1974
St Paul-Ramsey Hosp
Internship Hospital
1973
University of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School

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Carle Foundation Hospital611 W Park St Urbana, IL 61801
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Carle Foundation Hospital

Urbana, IL

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)