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Dr. Mark Wertheimer, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 79

Dr. Wertheimer

Dr. Mark Wertheimer, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dubuque, IA and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1965 and specializes in general surgery.


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(563) 584-3490

Dr. Wertheimer accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Wertheimer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wertheimer performs Lung Surgery more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Wertheimer performs this procedure more than 55% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wertheimer treats Vascular Disease more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Wertheimer treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wertheimer treats Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Wertheimer treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Wertheimer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mark Wertheimer, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dubuque, IA and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1965 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

University Utah
Residency Hospital
1974
University Utah
Fellowship Hospital
1966
University Utah
Internship Hospital
1965
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical School
1974
1966
1965

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Poor bed side manor, Had a triple bypass, major problems, was shipped Madison, was told there I never should have even been opened up. Very poor Dr. Would NEVER recommend
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He took the time to evaluate and treat my daughter as well a sister get her care transferred to another hospital who provided excellent care. Really disappointed in other mds but this MD was very helpful and really cared
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provided excellent care to my daughter!
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Bad attitude and no knowledge of how to perform an AV fistula. Mine didn't work after 6 months of healing. He didn't transpose the vein out of the center of the arm so the dialysis nurses would have access to it with needles. They had about two inches of access to work with. This procedure is done...Read More
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