Dr. Nicholas Thiessen, MD

Dr. Nicholas Thiessen, MD

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General Surgery  |  
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38 y/o

Accepting new patients

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.

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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Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Thiessen's Experience

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Dr. Thiessen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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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 Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

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Now Accepting New Patients
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
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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