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Dr. Gregory Sachs, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (5)
Map Pin Small Ames, IA
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17 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Gregory Sachs, MD

Dr. Gregory Sachs, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Ames, IA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Kansas School of Medicine and is affiliated with Mary Greeley Medical Center and Franklin General Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Sachs an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Sachs works at Practice in Ames, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Cholecystitis and Gallstones 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. Sachs' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Hy-vee Drugstore Clinic Pharmacy (7007)
    1215 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 239-4725
  2. 2
    Mary Greeley Medical Center
    1111 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 239-2011

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Mary Greeley Medical Center
  • Franklin General Hospital

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist

Treatment frequency



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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Gallstones
Pelvic Abscess
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Port Placements or Replacements
Appendicitis
Inguinal Hernia
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Abdominal Pain
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Small Intestine Cancer
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Colectomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Bladder Diverticulum
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Burn Injuries
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Cholangiocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder Cancer
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Illeum Cancer
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Male Breast Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Acid Reflux Surgery
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Anoscopy
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Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Reconstruction
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastrotomy
Gynecomastia Repair
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lumpectomy
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroidectomy
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Puncture Aspiration
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1942406038
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Kansas School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Sachs has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

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

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Sachs. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sachs.

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