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Dr. David Mortensen, MD

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Overview of Dr. David Mortensen, MD

Dr. David Mortensen, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Council Bluffs, IA. They graduated from Southern California College of Optometry and is affiliated with CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy and Chi Health Mercy Council Bluffs. Patients rated Dr. Mortensen an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Mortensen works at CHI Health Clinic General Surgery (Mercy Council Bluffs) in Council Bluffs, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Cholecystitis and Gallstones, Gallstones and Colorectal Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Mortensen's Office Locations

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    CHI Health Clinic General Surgery (Mercy Council Bluffs)
    800 Mercy Dr Ste 220, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (712) 388-2660

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  • CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy
  • Chi Health Mercy Council Bluffs

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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Treatment frequency



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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Inguinal Hernia
Small Intestine Cancer
Umbilical Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Abdominal Pain
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Gallbladder Removal
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Breast Lump
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastric Ulcer
Hemorrhoids
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Rib Fracture
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Ventral Hernia
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Acid Reflux
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Crohn's Disease
Diverticulosis
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastritis
Gastroparesis
Hernia
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Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Fistula
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Megacolon
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
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
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Colectomy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colostomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gastrotomy
Gynecomastia Repair
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Parathyroidectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Salpingo Oophorectomy with Robotic Assist
Sphincterotomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    4.2
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    About Dr. David Mortensen, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1518024520
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Southern California College of Optometry
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Mortensen has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Mortensen works at CHI Health Clinic General Surgery (Mercy Council Bluffs) in Council Bluffs, IA. View the full address on Dr. Mortensen’s profile.

    Dr. Mortensen has seen patients for Cholecystitis and Gallstones, Gallstones and Colorectal Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Mortensen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Mortensen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Mortensen.

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