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Dr. Ronald Skipper, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Skipper

Heart of America Medical Center

800 S Main Ave Ste 5 Rugby, ND 58368

Accepting new patients

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(701) 776-5261


Dr. Ronald Skipper, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rugby, ND. He specializes in general surgery.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction . Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Good communication . Patients said there was good doctor communication at the hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Skipper accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
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Open Access Plus
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Dr. Skipper's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Skipper treats Abdominal Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Skipper treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Skipper treats Abdominal Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Skipper treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Skipper treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Skipper treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Skipper's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • 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)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • 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
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • 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
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Skipper's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Skipper

5.0

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Great doctor! Explains everything in a way everyone understands. Very professional! I would recommend him to my family and friends.
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Dr. skipper was amazing for a tiny procedure done for my son.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ronald Skipper, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rugby, ND. He specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

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85% Patient experience rating, 16% higher than the national average