Dr. Michael Hovey, MD

Dr. Michael Hovey, MD

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Dr. Michael Hovey, MD is a general surgery specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

7710 Mercy Rd Ste 2000

Omaha, NE 68124

Contact Information

(402) 717-4900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Dr. Hovey's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hovey treats Abdominal Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Hovey treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hovey performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Hovey performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hovey treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Hovey treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Hovey's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Mass Biopsy
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acne Surgery
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Appendicitis
Acute Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Adjustable Gastric Banding
All Lymphoma
Allergic Reaction
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Appendix Cancer
Autoimmune Diseases
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bedsores
Benign Tumor
Biopsy
Biopsy of Affected Tissue
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Recurrence
Breast Diseases
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burkitt's Lymphoma
Cancer
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carcinoma in Situ
Cellulitis
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dermatitis
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
Distal Pancreatectomy
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Endoscopic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis
Endoscopy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Cyst
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Neck Mass
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Excisional Biopsy
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Follicular Thyroid Cancer
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastric Banding
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Generalized Obesity
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
Hyperparathyroidism
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Biopsy
Intestinal Obstruction
Invasive Breast Cancer
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
Itchy Skin
Kidney Cancer
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Larynx Conditions
Latex Allergy
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leukocytosis
Lipomas
Liver Biopsy
Liver Resection, Partial
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Male Breast Cancer
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Metastatic Cancer
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Multiple Myeloma
Muscle Biopsy
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nerve Biopsy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Surgery
Pancytopenia
Papillary Thyroid Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Mastectomy
Pediatric Hernia
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Prostate Cancer
Psoriasis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Rash
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)
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic Keratosis
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Shingles
Sickle Cell Disease
Sigmoidoscopy
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
Skin Infections
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Surgical Biopsy
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
Thrombocytosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
Thyroid Surgery
Tracheostomy
Tubular Carcinoma
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Whipple Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

You put your trust in a surgeon and I take that responsibility very seriously. I strive to provide pre-operative education in a manner every patient can understand. I believe all patients should be given the knowledge they need to make informed de...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2004
    Iowa Methodist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 2000
    U.S. Air Force Flight Surgeon
    2000
  • 1998
    Creighton University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1993
    Iowa State University
    Undergraduate School
    1993
  • 1992
    University Of Nebraska At Omaha
    Undergraduate School
    1992

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Dr. Hovey's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hovey

3.8

Based on 13 reviews

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Had bariatric surgery in November 2016 with wonderful results. The video that Dr Hovey made with information about the types of bariatric surgery was very helpful when it came time to make the decision. Pre-surgery education was also very helpful to prepare before and after the surgery and took...Read More
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I have had two surgical procedures performed by Dr Hovey. The pre-op education was very good-I knew what to expect going in, and both operations were very successful. I feel in good hands with Dr Hovey
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