Dr. Robert Gaertner, MD

Dr. Robert Gaertner, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Gaertner, MD is a general surgery specialist in Maplewood, MN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

2945 Hazelwood St # 220

Maplewood, MN 55109

Contact Information

(651) 999-6800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Prostate Removal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Urology
1

Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
46

Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroplasty With Repair of Bladder Neck With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Lahey Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mass Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Mn Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaertner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaertner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaertner to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Gaertner's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I came to Dr. Gaertner for a second opinion on my initial diagnosis of prostate cancer. With just three days notice he was able to get me scheduled and at my appointment he had already fully reviewed my files and was able to give me a thorough analysis and recommendation that was specific to me. ...more
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