Dr. Nicholas Thiessen, MD

Dr. Nicholas Thiessen, MD

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38 y/o
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Dr. Nicholas Thiessen, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Chandler, AZ. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 4 years.Read his story

DHMG Chandler General Surgery and Trauma

485 S Dobson Rd Ste 201

Chandler, AZ 85224
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthChoice
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Phoenix Health Plan
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Rib Fracture
high
more than 91% of peers
Fracture
high
more than 79% of peers
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Thiessen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thiessen "Nicholas Thiessen, MD, is a general surgeon at Dignity Health MedicalGroup Chandler Regional MedicalCenter Trauma and GeneralSurgery Clinic. He is double board certified by the American Board of Surgery in surgery and surgical critical care. Dr. Thiessen's expertise includes trauma surgery,surgical critical care, acute care surgery, and general surgery. He is a member of AmericanCollege of Surgeons, American Medical Association,and Surgical Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Thiessen received his medical degree from theUniversity of Iowa. He completed his residency at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and then completed a fellowship in trauma surgical critical care at the University of California San Francisco, Fresno."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thiessen "My mission, along with the Dignity Health Medical Group, is to focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. This allows me to provide patients with state-of-the-art patient services and exceptional patient experiences. "
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Nevada
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Univ of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University of California, San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thiessen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Thiessen is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Thiessen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thiessen to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Thiessen's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

Phoenix |
Took my father to Chandler Regional last week with severe abdominal pain. It was so severe that he could not even sit. We asked for a bed for him to lay on while we waited to be taken to a room but the staff kept saying that he had to wait his turn. He couldn't take it anymore and ended up on the...more
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Dr. Thiessen accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthChoice
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • Phoenix Health Plan
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • Tricare
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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