Dr. Mark Smolik, MD

Dr. Mark Smolik, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Mark Smolik, MD is a general surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

411 Laurel St Ste 2100

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 247-3266

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Smolik performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obesity
very high
more than 96% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Smolik's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smolik has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smolik's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smolik to family and friends
20 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Smolik's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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