Dr. Noelle Bertelson, MD

Dr. Noelle Bertelson, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
40 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Noelle Bertelson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 7 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read her story

Colon and Rectal Clinic of Colorado

1601 E 19th Ave Ste 6300

Denver, CO 80218
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Anal and Rectal Cancer
more than 87% of peers
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Bertelson'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. Bertelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bertelson "Dr. Bertelson joins the Colon and Rectal Clinic of Colorado, specializing in the laparoscopic and robotic treatment of colon and rectal disease as well as simple and complex anorectal problems. She has completed subspecialty training in colon and rectal surgery as well as laparoscopic colorectal surgery. She practiced previously in Omaha, Nebraska, for three years, and has moved to Denver to be closer to family and the mountains. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bertelson "Providing excellent colon and rectal surgical care with great compassion."

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

30  Conditions Treated

28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • The University of Montana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • John H Stroger Hosp-Cook Co
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Rush University Cook Co Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Mayo Clinic Arizona
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bertelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bertelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bertelson to family and friends
14 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bertelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

This doctor lacks empathy for her patients. She is rude, condescending and heartless. Would not recommend her.
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I was extremely happy with Dr. Bertelson. She was not in a hurry and spent as much time with you answering questions etc. I was very happy with Dr. Bertelson. She spent as much time answering questions as you needed. Also loved that she would do minor procedures at the time instead of having...more
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I didn’t have any significant findings from my procedure so I can’t speak to the level of post care and advisement. However Dr. Bertelson’s demeanor, thoughtfulness and care were appropriate, accommodating and comforting leading up to the procedure itself.
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Takes her time, attentive and very pleasant. Thank you.
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Dr. bertelson is a very empathetic yet knowledgeable surgeon. Returns calls fast and is very informative and helpful, love the fact that she's straight forward. During my visit I needed imediate attention and Dr. Bertelson got straight to the point. Based off her expertise, I'd highly recommend...more
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