Dr. Peter Denk, MD

Dr. Peter Denk, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
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Dr. Peter Denk, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Fort Myers, FL. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

14090 Metropolis Ave Ste 102

Fort Myers, FL 33912

Contact Information

(239) 313-7522

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Stomach Surgery
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more than 94% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 89% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
high
more than 80% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Denk "At GI Surgical Specialists our mission is to provide advanced surgical techniques including Incisionless Surgery, Single Incision Surgery, and advanced laparoscopy to treat obesity, acid reflux, gallbaldder disease, hernias and a variety of complex GI problems in a modern and friendly approach."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
  • Gastric Erosion
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrinoma
  • Gastritis
  • Gastritis, Familial Giant Hypertrophic
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Perforation
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Large Bowel Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Obesity
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Reflux Laryngitis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endoscopic Pseudocyst Drainage
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery for Cancer and Diverticular Disease
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Esophageal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Treatment for Colorectal Disease
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Whipple Procedure

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Wisconsin-Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Univerisity of South Florida General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of South Florida General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Legacy Health System Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive GI Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Natural Orifice Surgery Consortium of Assessment and Research (NOSCAR) 2007 Research Award, 2007
  • UW College of Letters and Science Honors Thesis Research Grant, 1997
  • Endocrine Society Research Fellowship, 1997
  • Howard Hughes Scholars Fellowship, 1997
  • National Champion in Mens Intercollegiate Rowing, 1997
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Denk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Denk to family and friends
3.9
based on 24 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Denk's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Ft Myers, FL |
I've already recommended Dr Denk to the wife of a personal friend.
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I've seen Dr.Denk perform multiple surgeries w/expert skill & precision, many times saving lives. I've seen his bedside manner in office & post-operatively, & the late nights spent checking on his patients, on-call or not. He listens, is extremely knowledgable, & puts his whole heart into his...more
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in Bonita Springs, FL |
Dr. Denk ordered two procedures for GERD at Physician's Regional. The 1st one was a Mahometry and they had to stop it because I was chocking and gagging on blood. I reported it to the doctor's office upon returning home. The 2nd procedure an Endoscopy was delayed from my 10am appointment until...more
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in Cape Coral, FL |
I have worked with Dr Denk in surgery and was very impressed with how talented and professional he was. All surgeons are trained to perform surgery but some have a a natural born talent and he is one of them. When I needed surgery he was who I picked. Everything went smoothly and he and his...more
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in Fort Myers, FL |
My MA PCP failed to listen to my 30+ years of issues with GERD. I researched and found an article by Dr. Denk then heard him speak at a Lee Memorial health education center session. When I met with him, he LISTENED and then offered options to diagnose and then reviewed the results and again offered...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Denk accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Denk has admitting privileges

HealthPark Medical Center
9981 S Healthpark Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Lee Memorial Hospital
2776 Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
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Physicians Regional - Pine Ridge
6101 Pine Ridge Rd
Naples, FL 34119
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Physicians Regional-Collier Boulevard
8300 Collier Blvd
Naples, FL 34114
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Gulf Coast Medical Center
13681 Doctors Way
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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NCH Downtown Naples Hospital
350 7th St N
Naples, FL 34102
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NCH North Naples Hospital
11190 Health Park Blvd
Naples, FL 34110
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