Dr. Nicholas Thiessen, MD

Dr. Nicholas Thiessen, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
38 y/o
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Dr. Nicholas Thiessen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

DHMG Chandler General Surgery and Trauma

485 S Dobson Rd Ste 201

Chandler, AZ 85224
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

See how frequently Dr. Thiessen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Thiessen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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. "

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

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47  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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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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Dr. Thiessen's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thiessen to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Thiessen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Thiessen has wonderful bedside manner. He is down to earth, approachable, intelligent, confident. He did not rush our meeting and explained everything very clearly. I had complete trust in him as my surgeon.
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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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