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Dr. Edward Ortell, DO

General Surgery*
4.8 (17)
Map Pin Small Ottumwa, IA
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Edward Ortell, DO

Dr. Edward Ortell, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Ottumwa, IA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with Ottumwa Regional Health Center. Patients rated Dr. Ortell an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Ortell works at Practice in Ottumwa, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Colorectal Cancer, Ileus and Gallstones 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. Ortell's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    1005 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 211, Ottumwa, IA 52501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 684-2927
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    Ottumwa Regional Health Center
    1001 Pennsylvania Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 682-7511
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    Ottumwa Regional Home Care
    1011 Pennsylvania Ave Ste D, Ottumwa, IA 52501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 684-2927

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  • Ottumwa Regional Health Center

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Colorectal Cancer
Ileus
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Gallstones
Abdominal Pain
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Intestinal Obstruction
Small Intestine Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Lipomas
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Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bladder Diverticulum
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Burn Injuries
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Cancer
Lobular Carcinoma
Lung Cancer
Male Breast Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Megacolon
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vulvar Cancer
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Anoscopy
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Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bunion Surgery
Colectomy
Colostomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Cystotomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lumpectomy
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Puncture Aspiration
Pyloromyotomy
Renal Transplant
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Thoracentesis
Varicose Vein Procedure
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    4.8
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1346236940
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Ortell has seen patients for Colorectal Cancer, Ileus and Gallstones, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ortell on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Ortell. 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. Ortell.

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