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Dr. Mark Smolik, MD

General Surgery*
4.4 (24)
Map Pin Small West Des Moines, IA
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Mark Smolik, MD

Dr. Mark Smolik, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in West Des Moines, IA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine and is affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. Dr. Smolik, completed a residency at Vet Affairs Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Smolik an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Smolik works at Practice in West Des Moines, IA with other offices in Des Moines, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Umbilical Hernia and Inguinal Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and 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. Smolik's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mercyone West Des Moines Medical Center
    1755 59th Pl, West Des Moines, IA 50266 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 358-8000
  2. 2
    Mercyone Des Moines Bariatric Surgery
    5901 Westown Pkwy Ste 240, West Des Moines, IA 50266 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 358-9300
  3. 3
    Mercy Cancer Center Radiation Oncology
    411 Laurel St, Des Moines, IA 50314 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 247-3266

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  • Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

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Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Umbilical Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Lipomas
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Obesity
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Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Appendicitis
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Pediatric Obesity
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 Inguinal Hernia Repair
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Wound Repair
Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Small Intestine Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Bladder Surgery
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Thoracentesis
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
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    About Dr. Mark Smolik, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1124133087
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Vet Affairs Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Mark Smolik, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Smolik is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    24 patients have reviewed Dr. Smolik. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Smolik.

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