Dr. Ross Bengtson, MD

Dr. Ross Bengtson, MD

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Surgical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
45 y/o
8 reviews

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Dr. Ross Bengtson, MD is a surgical oncology doctor who practices in Brainerd, MN. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Bengtson is affiliated with Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center....See Less

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic

2024 S 6th St

Brainerd, MN 56401
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Thrivent Financial
  • TriWest Champus
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Bengtson

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.
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Dr. Bengtson's Experience

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Dr. Bengtson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Surgical Oncology
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
84

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • 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 Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • 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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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bengtson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bengtson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bengtson to family and friends
3
based on 8 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Bengtson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
Bloomington, IL |
Horrible Dr. Avoid at all cost.
I apologize for the delayed response to your review, I just learned of it today. Thanks so much for taking the time to share this important feedback with us. We take all patient concerns seriously and use the information to improve our care. I would like to learn more. Please send an email to PatientFeedback@EssentiaHealth.org -Andrew
Bloomington, IL |
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.
I apologize for the delayed response to your review, I just learned of it today. Thanks so much for taking the time to share this important feedback with us. We take all patient concerns seriously and use the information to improve our care. I would like to learn more. Please send an email to PatientFeedback@EssentiaHealth.org -Andrew
in Breezy Point, MN |
Very good surgeon, great bedside manners, listens to everything you say..an all around very comforting and caring person
Thanks for sharing such positive feedback about Dr. Bengtson. We feel lucky to have him on our team and will pass on your kind words to him.
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Dr. Bengtson accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medica
  • Thrivent Financial
  • TriWest Champus
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Bengtson has admitting privileges

Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center
523 N 3rd St
Brainerd, MN 56401
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