Dr. Russell Gornichec, MD

Dr. Russell Gornichec, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(30)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Russell Gornichec, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Benton, AR. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

5 Medical Park Dr Ste 303

Benton, AR 72015

Contact Information

(501) 778-7300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Obesity
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more than 42% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 41% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
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more than 28% of peers

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
15

Conditions Treated

  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Obesity
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Weight Loss
22

Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

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 Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gornichec has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gornichec's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gornichec to family and friends
3.6
based on 30 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Gornichec's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Ponca City, OK |
I almost died from my surgery. Would not recommend this surgeon at all.
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in Oklahoma City, OK |
Dr Gornichec was my dr in Oklahoma, the ONLY reason I chose Dr Gornichec is because at his seminar he said he Plicates his bands. My band operation was a complete success and I lost 135 lbs and kept it off for 2 years. Then unfortunately I got a prolapse in my band and found out my band was NEVER...more
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in Benton, AR |
Would not recommend. Dr G was fine but dealing with his staff, billing coordinator, aka, his wife has been a nightmare. I was told my insurance covered my visits to come in. Was about 6 visits in when I got a bill for over $1000. When calling her she told me because my secondary insurance wouldn't...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gornichec accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
    Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Gornichec has admitting privileges

Saline Memorial Hospital
1 Medical Park Dr
Benton, AR 72015
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