Dr. Ross B. Bengtson, MD

Dr. Ross B. Bengtson, MD

Surgical Oncology | Male | 44 years old

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      Specialties

      • Surgical Oncology
      • Colon & Rectal Surgery
      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abscess
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • All Lymphoma
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Anal Fistula
      • Anal Prolapse
      • Anemia
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Bladder Cancer
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Blood Disorders
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Cancer
      • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Fallopian Tube Cancer
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hodgkin's Disease
      • Hypercoagulable State
      • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Kidney Cancer
      • Leukocytosis
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
      • Meckel's Diverticulum
      • Melanoma
      • Meningiomas
      • Myeloma
      • Myeloproliferative Disorders
      • Neutropenia
      • Nodular Lymphoma
      • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
      • Oral Cancer
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Pancytopenia
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
      • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
      • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
      • Prostate Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Rectovaginal Fistula
      • Retina Diseases
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Skin Cancer
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thalassemia
      • Thrombocytosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Tongue Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Excision of Rectal Tumor
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • 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)
      • Thoracentesis

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University of Minnesota Medical School

        Graduated in 1998

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Surgical Oncology
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Minnesota not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Bengtson's 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.