Dr. Michael Ishitani, MD

Dr. Michael Ishitani, MD

Critical Care Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Michael Ishitani, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in critical care surgery and pediatric surgery.

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Ishitani's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Surgery
  • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

2  Conditions Treated

  • Blood Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases

4  Procedures

  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Port Placements or Replacements

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  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Virginia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Chldns Hospital Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Va Health Scis Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Ishitani, MD
I would never recommend Dr. Ishitani to perform any surgery on a child. I have seen three issues of his incompetency with two of my children. The most recent was a g-tube being placed. The g-tube was not in the stomach and she was fed and given medications into her abdomen. She had to undergo...Read More
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Rochester, MN – Apr 07, 2017
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Dr. Ishitani was amazing with the work that he did on my daughter. I was scared with her only being 2 & 1/2 weeks. He reassured me that things would be ok & that he was going to take care of her. He was easy to talk to & made things understandable for me with what was going to happen with my...Read More
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KSwan in Eau Claire, WI – Dec 23, 2015
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