Dr. Ross Bengtson, MD

Dr. Ross Bengtson, MD

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Colorectal Surgery  ·  
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47 y/o
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Dr. Ross Bengtson, MD is a colorectal surgery in Brainerd, MN and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.

Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Brainerd Clinic

2024 S 6th St

Brainerd, MN 56401
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Bengtson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bengtson performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bengtson performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bengtson performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bengtson performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bengtson performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bengtson performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy

Dr. Bengtson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1998
University Of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School
1998

Awards

Dr. Bengtson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bengtson

3.0

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Dr. Bengtson's Performance
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Horrible Dr. Avoid at all cost.
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There is zero communicating with this Dr. I had a procedure in his office where he administered no local anesthetic even though there is multiple options. I was screaming on the table in pain, to no care from him. Beware, I never thought something like this was possible in our country.
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Very good surgeon, great bedside manners, listens to everything you say..an all around very comforting and caring person
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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