Dr. Ross Bengtson, MD

Dr. Ross Bengtson, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Ross Bengtson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Brainerd, MN and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in colon & rectal 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
very high
very high

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
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)
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
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1998
    University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School
    1998

Awards

Dr. Bengtson's Reviews

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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Bengtson's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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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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