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Dr. Natisha Jensen, MD

General Surgery ·  Female · Age 43

Dr. Jensen

MERCY HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

1111 6th Ave # 100 Des Moines, IA 50314

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Dr. Natisha Jensen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 2000 and specializes in general surgery and critical care surgery.


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Dr. Jensen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Open Access HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Health Net
Health Net POS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
PHCS Par-Multi Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Behavioral Health
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Wellmark

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Dr. Jensen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jensen treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 5% of her peers

Dr. Jensen treats this condition more than 5% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jensen performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 5% of her peers

Dr. Jensen performs this procedure more than 5% of her peers

Gallbladder Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jensen performs Gallbladder Removal more than 5% of her peers

Dr. Jensen performs this procedure more than 5% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy

Dr. Jensen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hysterectomy
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to provide patients and their families the physical, mental and spiritual resources they need for a full recovery. Whether it is an accidental injury that requires medical therapies or a chronic illness that requires a surgical interventio...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Residency Hospital
2001
University Of Utah Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2000
Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School
1996
University Of Iowa
Undergraduate School
2005
2001
2000
1996

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Dr. Jensen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jensen

4.6

Based on 8 reviews

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Dr. Jensen has a great bedside manner and is an overall excellent surgeon. I highly recommend her!
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