Dr. Michitaka Kawata, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 49

Dr. Kawata
Accepting new patients

Gundersen Health System

1836 South Ave La Crosse, WI 54601

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(608) 782-7300

Dr. Michitaka Kawata, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in La Crosse, WI. He is affiliated with Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kawata to book an appointment.

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Dr. Kawata is affiliated with Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center La Crosse, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for general surgery.

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Experience
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Dr. Kawata's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal or Rectal Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kawata treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kawata treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kawata treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Kawata treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Ileus
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kawata treats Ileus more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Kawata treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Kawata's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia

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Dr. Kawata accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-WI PPO
Balanced Blue Preferred-WI POS
Blue Access Network (Wisconsin) PPO
Blue Access w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI PPO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-WI POS
Blue Preferred Network-WI
Blue Preferred Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Preferred Plus-WI POS
Blue Priority (Select Network)-WI
Blue Priority Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Priority WI Network-WI
Blue Traditional Network-WI
Bronze Blue Access-WI PPO
Bronze Blue Preferred-WI POS
Bronze Blue Priority-WI POS
Catastrophic Blue Priority-WI
Gold Blue Access-WI PPO
Gold Blue Preferred-WI POS
Gold Blue Priority-WI POS
Lumenos plans - Blue Access-WI
Lumenos plans - Blue Preferred-WI
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-WI PPO
Platinum Blue Preferred-WI POS
Platinum Blue Priority-WI POS
Silver Blue Access-WI PPO
Silver Blue Preferred-WI POS
Silver Blue Priority-WI POS
Well Priority-WI POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

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i am 30 years of age and back in 2010 DR kawata performed and exploratory surgery for and obstruction on me and ive been healthy ever since I love dr kawata and if it wasnt for his patience and kindness i wouldnt be here today I love you dr Kawata God Bless
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Care Philosophy

As South Jersey’s premier tertiary care provider, the Surgical Specialties Institute at Cooper University Health Care provides the highest quality...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Awards

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What are Dr. Michitaka Kawata, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kawata frequently treats Anal or Rectal Pain, Intestinal Obstruction, and Ileus. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kawata treats.

Where is Dr. Michitaka Kawata, MD's office located?

Dr. Kawata's office is located at 1836 South Ave, La Crosse, WI 54601. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Gundersen Health System

Gundersen La Crosse Clinic1836 South Ave La Crosse, WI 54601
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Kawata is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

La Crosse, WI

85% Patient Experience Rating, 16% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)