Dr. Peter Bossart, MD

Dr. Peter Bossart, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Peter Bossart, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark in 1983 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

324 E 10th Ave Ste 280

Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 90% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 88% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Bossart's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bossart "Dr Bossart is a native of rural New Jersey but came to Utah for his undergraduate education. After his training in New York City, he knew that the Wasatch front was a good place to raise his family. For twenty-eight years now he has enjoyed this scenic state whether back country skiing in Big Cottonwood canyon, hiking in Capitol Reef or just walking his dog in the foothills. Recently he has found new joy in learning to paint"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bossart "Dr. Peter W. Bossart and his staff would like you to receive the verybest possible care. We understand that colo/rectal conditions are bothersome, embarrassing and often very uncomfortable. We see adult patients, young and old with a variety of colon & rectal issues including cancer, diverticulitis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, IBD, also anorectal issues such as hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas. Dr Bossart also performs colonoscopy using newer more tolerable preps. Often same day appointments are available for urgent needs."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

26  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Ferguson Colon/Rectal Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bossart has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bossart's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bossart'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)

Dr. Bossart provided outstanding expert care. It could not have been any better. He is very intelligent, very well informed, highly competent, is attentive, answers all questions, discusses options in detail and with clarity, and is very easy to talk to. He has great judgement and sense, is...more
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I have gone to Dr. Bossart for several years and have always been very satisfied with the care and attention that I have received. I have always been able to talk to the Dr. Bossart and get my problems resolved. Coming here is like dealing with trusted family. Would not consider changing doctors.
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Dr. Bossart excised my hyperatrophied papilla within days of my initial consultation. He did excellent work, and I would highly recommend him to anyone. Thank you Dr. Bossart!
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I can't say enough about Dr. Bossart and his staff, for the excellent care I received. I had seen 4 different Dr.'s who had misdiagnosed me with hemorrhoids. After 2 weeks of excruciating pain, I was referred to Dr. Bossart. His office told me to come in immediately. Once there, Dr Bossart knew...more
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Dr. Bossart was very comfortable to work with. He was professional and caring about my concerns. His fellow and assistants took great care of me.
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