Dr. Mark Dittenbir, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 62
  
Dr. Dittenbir
Accepting new patients

Bronson Endocrine & General Surgery Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility)

601 John St Ste M-283a Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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(269) 349-7696

Dr. Mark Dittenbir, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Kalamazoo, MI and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Dittenbir has more experience with Gastric Surgery and Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with Bronson Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Dittenbir to book an appointment.


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Dr. Dittenbir accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
HAP Insurance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
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Practice Areas

Gastric Surgery

Gastric surgery, also known as gastric bypass surgery, is a type of bariatric surgery that can help obese patients achieve significant weight loss by diverting food past the first section of the small intestine.Compare with other Gastric Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 85% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dittenbir performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Dittenbir performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dittenbir performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Dittenbir performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dittenbir performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Dittenbir performs this procedure more than 77% of their peers

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.Compare with other Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dittenbir performs Gallbladder Removal more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Dittenbir performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dittenbir performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 65% of their peers

Dr. Dittenbir performs this procedure more than 65% of their peers

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Dr. Dittenbir's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Mark Dittenbir, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Kalamazoo, MI and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Dittenbir has more experience with Gastric Surgery and Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery than other speciali...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1990
Wayne State University
Residency Hospital
1985
Wayne State University
Internship Hospital
1984
Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
Medical School
1980
Michigan State University
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Locations

Bronson Endocrine & General Surgery Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility)

Kalamazoo601 John St Ste M-283a Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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Practice

Bronson Methodist Hospital601 John St Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Bronson Methodist Hospital

Kalamazoo, MI

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)