Dr. Peter Bossart, MD

Dr. Peter Bossart, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

324 E 10th Ave Ste 280

Salt Lake City, UT 84103

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 90% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
high
more than 85% of peers

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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."

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • 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
3.9
based on 14 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Bossart's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Sugarhouse, UT |
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!
in Layton, UT |
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 instantly that I had an abscess and sent me straight to the hospital for emergency surgery. His professionalism and caring bedside manner are unbeatable. I highly recommend him! 10 Stars!
in South Jordan, UT |
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.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Too bad there aren't 10 stars. Dr. Bossart's bedside manner is TOP NOTCH. Caring. Concerned about me. Took time to explain everything throughly. Explained the procedure step by step without sugar coating how painful a shot would be. He was EXTREMELY generous with his time. My doctor called him to see if he could do the procedure and he wasn't even at his office that day. He was finishing at the hospital and met me at his office. I was desperate and SO grateful he agreed to extend his day for me!
in Herriman, UT |
Had surgery the day he left for a week long vacation. The next morning I passed out in my bathroom; it looked like a crime scene. Since he was totally unavailable there was no one will to take responsibility for doing anything about my blood loss, I suffered for six months, finally have IV iron. That was done by my primary care Dr. IN his office I cannot count the number of times I lay there...in that embarrassing "pose"...butt in air for as long as 45 minutes. Nope. Not "my kind of Dr".
We are sorry to hear of your difficulties. Our office strives for excellence and we want you to receive the best possible care so we have reviewed your experiences with our staff for any changes we can make to serve you better. Ano/rectal issues are very painful and often embarrassing. Please know we always have someone on 24 hour call to answer your important questions.
in Centerville |
Excellent choice for hemorroidectomy.
Thank you for your kind response. Hemorrhoids can be tough. We are glad that you are well.
I had Hemmorhoids that had been bleeding for quite some time so my doctor referred me to Dr. Bossart. I wished I had never gone! He took care of the Hemmorhoids but without ANY anesthetic of any kind & I was in terrible pain! I told him I was about to pass out but he kept going. After he finished I had to wait to walk until I had myself back under control, as I kept feeling like I was going to pass out & crying. I cried the whole way home, 100 miles away! Worst experience ever!!
Thank you for your feedback, we have noted your response. We want all of our patients to have the best possible care. Hemorrhoids are extremely painful, before and immediately after treatment, but all procedures receive appropriate anesthesia. We hope that we may be able to win your favor again, as your experience is not indicative of our patient care standards. Please call our office if there is something we can do.
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Dr. Bossart accepts 39 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Care Network
    Blue Care Network Advantage
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
    Blue Preferred
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Solutions HMO
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional HMO
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Community Blue PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    FEP BlueVision - Standard Option
    Health Select
    HealthKeepers
    Lumenos HIA
    Managed Care
    Medicare Blue PPO
    Medicare HMO
    Medicare Select HMO
    Network C
    Network P
    Network S
    Preferred Care Blue
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
    Preferred Plan PPO
    Preferred Plus
    Preferred Plus (Ford)
    Preferred Plus (GM)
    Prudent Buyer
    Prudent Buyer PPO
    Service Benefit Plan Nationwide Basic
    Service Benefit Plan Nationwide Standard
    State Employees Program
    Trust PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • HealthSmart
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MetLife
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • SelectHealth
    Idaho-Midwest and Southern Idaho HMO-High
    Idaho-Midwest and Southern Idaho HMO-Standard
    Utah Statewide HMO-High
    Utah Statewide HMO-Standard
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Bossart has admitting privileges

St. Mark's Hospital
1200 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Lds Hospital
8th Avenue C Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84143
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Salt Lake Regional Medical Center
1050 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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