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Dr. Lyn Tangen, MD

Colorectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 73

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 been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1973 and specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.


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(217) 383-3080

Dr. Tangen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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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
very high
very high

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)
very high
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
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lyn Tangen, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Urbana, IL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1973 and specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General 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
1987
1975
1974
1973

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Dr. Tangen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tangen

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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1 Star
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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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