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Dr. Mark Smolik, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Smolik

Dr. Mark Smolik, MD is a general surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.


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Dr. Smolik accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Dr. Smolik's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Dr. Smolik performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Smolik performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
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very high

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Dr. Smolik performs Esophageal Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Smolik performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smolik treats Obesity more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Smolik treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Smolik's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Obesity
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mark Smolik, MD is a general surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Vet Affairs Med Center
Residency Hospital
1991
Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota
Medical School
1991

Awards

Dr. Smolik's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smolik

4.4

Based on 21 reviews

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Dr Smolok goes above and beyond for his patients. Hes a doctor that cares!
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Direct & to the point. I have never felt so much trust in a medical professional as Dr. Smolik. I highly recommend him for bariatric surgery.
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Very good surgeon, and seems to care about his patients
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