Dr. Peter Denk, MD

Dr. Peter Denk, MD

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Age 42
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Dr. Peter Denk, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 2001 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

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

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

Stomach Surgery
very high
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."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

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68  Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon 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 pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • 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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 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)

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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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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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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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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