Dr. Robert Gaertner, MD

Dr. Robert Gaertner, MD

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Age 58
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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 Ste 220

Maplewood, MN 55109

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Gaertner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Urinary Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaertner treats Urinary Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gaertner treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaertner treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Gaertner treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaertner performs TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Gaertner performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Gaertner's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Balanoposthitis
Bladder Atony
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Diverticulum
Bladder Infection
Bladder Stones
Bladder Surgery
Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Cancer
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Cystectomy
Cystotomy
Cystourethroplasty With Repair of Bladder Neck With Robotic Assistance
Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Hydronephrosis
Hypospadias
Kidney and Ureter Removal
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Disease
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Chronic
Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
Kidney Stones
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lithotripsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Orchiectomy
Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Paracentesis
Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Penile Cancer
Peyronie's Disease
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Removal
Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
Prostatitis
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Sexual Dysfunction
Sleep Disorders
Spermatocele
Testicular Atrophy
Testicular Cancer
Testicular Dysfunction
Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
Ureteral Stones
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
Ureteroneocystostomy
Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
Urethral Dilation
Urethral Stricture
Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
Vasectomy
Vesicoureteral Reflux
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Urology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Chinese
  • German
  • Spanish
  • English

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Amazing! Had a follow up today and I mentioned I had searched to see what he could have done better. NOTHING! My results from a partial prostrate removal is amazing. He changed the quality of my life. 100 stars for this guy!
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My partner completed surgery with Dr Gaertner almost 2 weeks ago. This is scary stuff but I had full faith in his abilities. I asked around and many medical professionals agreed that he was the best. I definitely found this to be true. He's also caring and considerate of his patients. I have...Read More
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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. ...Read More
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