Dr. Mikel Prieto, MD

Dr. Mikel Prieto, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

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Dr. Mikel Prieto, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in general surgery.


200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Kidney Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
more than 78% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of The Basque Country
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Lahey Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Mikel Prieto, MD
I can not comprehend how ANYONE would not give this man a 10 star rating , if available. This man is a pioneer with the expertise of kidney transplant, double nephrectomy by laparoscopic AT time of transplant. 1 surgery and that is it. He truly is amazing. He is such a pleasant man, so easy to...Read More
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Tim K – Jan 03, 2018
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phenomenal!!!!!! excellent manner, made me feel at ease with complete trust, on top of everything. I had bilateral nephrectomy, hernia repair, kidney implant and intestinal blockage in 2016, having never been to Mayo Clinic before I had no idea who would be performing these surgeries. I could...Read More
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Kimberly in St. Louis, MO – May 04, 2016
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