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Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD

Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 55

  

Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lake Forest, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in general surgery.


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(847) 260-7897

Dr. Ganshirt accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HFN
HFN PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana HMO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ganshirt's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ganshirt performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ganshirt performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ganshirt treats Inguinal Hernia more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ganshirt treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ganshirt performs Breast Surgical Procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ganshirt performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ganshirt's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • 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 Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • 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
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." 

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Providence Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Loyola University of Chicago / Stritch School of Medicine
Medical School
1989

Awards

Dr. Ganshirt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ganshirt

3.9

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
28.571428571428573%
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Dr. Ganshirt was amazing as a surgeon he has a precision hand !
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