Dr. Robert Kistner Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Kistner Jr, MD

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Dr. Robert Kistner Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

845 E Warner Rd Ste 104

Chandler, AZ 85225

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Dr. Kistner Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kistner Jr performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kistner Jr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kistner Jr performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Kistner Jr performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Appendicitis
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kistner Jr treats Appendicitis more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Kistner Jr treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Dr. Kistner Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Kistner Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Maricopa Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1988
University Hosp Univ Cinn
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
1988
1986

Awards

Dr. Kistner Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kistner Jr

3.3

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
40%
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met the doctor in emergency room. i had infection in my gallbladder which required urgent surgery. er physician told me i would be admitted and see dr kistner the next day. about an hour latter dr k arrives explains situation makes arrangements to take me to operating room at midnight rather than...Read More
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meet dr kistner emergently for perforated colon he was reassuring explained what needed to be done and how things would go postoperatively
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Dr Kistner was the most attentive Dr who cared for me last week at Banner Desert. He explained every event to my husband and I throughly. I appreciated his kindness and expertise.
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Dr Kistner provides inadequate care and communication to patients. Care instruction, what to expect, prognosis after surgery not provided or a concern. His explanations before and after surgery were vague. Office staff (Lilly) is rude , my attempt to arrange for post op care info from kistner...Read More
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Highly recommend, stayed the course, visited the patient daily in hospital until discharge. A 9 or 10 on the scale.
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