Dr. Mark L. Smolik, MD

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Dr. Mark L. Smolik, MD

General Surgery | Male

Mercy Surgical Affiliates 411 Laurel St Ste 2100, Des Moines, IA 50314 Get Directions
(515) 247-3266

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Dr. Smolik specializes in General Surgery and practices in Des Moines, IA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Staff
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity

Procedures Performed

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota

    Graduated in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Vet Affairs Med Center

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Smolik's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Smolik

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients