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Dr. Bernita Berntsen, MD

General Surgery*
4.8 (21)
Map Pin Small Shawnee, KS
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Bernita Berntsen, MD

Dr. Bernita Berntsen, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Shawnee, KS. They specialize in General Surgery, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Kansas School of Medicine and is affiliated with University Of Kansas Hospital, Coffey County Hospital, Stormont Vail Hospital and University Of Kansas Health System Saint Francis. Patients rated Dr. Berntsen an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Berntsen works at The University of Kansas Health System in Shawnee, KS with other offices in Kansas City, KS, Overland Park, KS, Burlington, KS, Topeka, KS and Westwood, KS. They frequently treat conditions like Breast Lump and Umbilical Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Berntsen's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ku Med West Asc
    7405 Renner Rd, Shawnee, KS 66217 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (913) 588-1227
  2. 2
    Medical Pavilion
    2000 Olathe Ste Pod, Kansas City, KS 66160 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (913) 588-1227
  3. 3
    Metabolic and Bariatric Care
    10700 Nall Ave Ste 102, Overland Park, KS 66211 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (913) 588-6299
  4. 4
    Coffey County Medical Center
    309 Sanders St, Burlington, KS 66839 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (785) 232-0444
  5. 5
    Tallgrass General Vascular & Thoracic Surgery
    6001 SW 6th Ave Ste 220, Topeka, KS 66615 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (785) 232-0444
  6. 6
    Westwood Medical Pavilion and the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Care Pavilion
    2650 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Westwood, KS 66205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (913) 588-7750
  7. 7
    The University of Kansas Hospital
    4000 Cambridge St # 1045, Kansas City, KS 66160 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (913) 588-1227
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    The University of Kansas Hospital
    10710 Nall Ave # 200, Overland Park, KS 66211 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (913) 588-1227

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • University Of Kansas Hospital
  • Coffey County Hospital
  • Stormont Vail Hospital
  • University Of Kansas Health System Saint Francis

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Breast Lump
Umbilical Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Appendicitis
Breast Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Varicose Veins
Ventral Hernia
Acid Reflux Surgery
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Reduction
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wound Repair
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Bone Cancer
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Crohn's Disease
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Fistula
Gastric Ulcer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Illeum Cancer
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Lobular Carcinoma
Lung Cancer
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy with Robotic Assist
Appendectomy
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherectomy
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Reconstruction
Bunion Surgery
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colostomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision
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Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Proctectomy
Puncture Aspiration
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Vagotomy
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Varicose Vein Procedure
Venous Sclerotherapy
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1811965213
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Kansas School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Berntsen has seen patients for Breast Lump and Umbilical Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Berntsen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Berntsen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Berntsen.

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