Dr. Michael Probstfeld, MD

Dr. Michael Probstfeld, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Michael Probstfeld, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

6422 E Speedway Blvd Ste 150

Tucson, AZ 85710

Contact Information

(520) 318-3004

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Intestinal Obstruction
more than 80% of peers
Varicose Veins
more than 77% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 69% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated


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59  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Kaiser Fdn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Kaiser Fdn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Probstfeld has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Probstfeld's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Probstfeld to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Probstfeld's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Probstfeld has helped me with varicose vein removals several times over the past 7 years and an inguinal hernia. repair. In every instance he has been genuine, prompt, courteous, professional, and always addresses my concerns and answers my questions about the upcoming procedures. I have...more
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My mother was so sick, where other doctors failed her and actually almost killed her, Dr. Probsfeld saved her life, literally. She wouldn't be with us today if it wasn't for this doctors patient, caring way. He is nothing short of a genius. His bedside manner is excellent, his in-office patient...more
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Very caring, open, easy to talk to and did a great job on removing my 78 yr old mothers infected gall bladder.
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