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Dr. Snell Fontus, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Fontus

Snell Fontus MD LLC

1881 2nd St Ste 201 Springfield, OR 97477

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Dr. Snell Fontus, MD is a general surgery specialist in Springfield, OR and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in general surgery.


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(541) 684-4716

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Background Check

1 disciplinary action Found
  • Unknown (12/12/2017)View details
1 board action Found
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (10/4/2018)View details
2 malpractice claims Found
  • Settlement (2/15/2017)View details
  • Settlement (5/9/2016)View details
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Dr. Fontus' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontus treats Ulcer more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Fontus treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontus performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Fontus performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontus performs Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Fontus performs this procedure more than 71% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Debridement
  • Knee Debridement

Dr. Fontus' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • 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)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Snell Fontus, MD is a general surgery specialist in Springfield, OR and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

1994
University Hawaii
Residency Hospital
1990
University Hawaii
Internship Hospital
1989
Howard University College Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
1990
1989

Languages

  • French
  • English

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This surgeon is an amazing human being in addition to being an excellent surgeon and advocate for his patients. He has saved ly life twice...6 years apart. I HIGHLY recommend him. He won't.lie.or put sugar on his responses to your questions. Very honest and I appreciate that!
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I need an emergency gallbladder surgery. Dr. Fontus calmly and clearly explained the procedure, and then performed impeccable surgery. His bedside manner, demeanor, and all-around nice-guy-ness was indispensable in my treatment and Recovery. I could not recommend a doctor more highly.
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