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Dr. Robert Gaertner, MD

General Surgery*
4.2 (14)
Map Pin Small Saint Paul, MN
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36 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Robert Gaertner, MD

Dr. Robert Gaertner, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Saint Paul, MN. They specialize in General Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Urology. They graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Croix Regional Medical Center, United Hospital, Abbott Northwestern Hospital and M Health Fairview St. John's Hospital. Dr. Gaertner, completed a residency at Lahey Clinic Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Gaertner an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Gaertner works at Practice in Saint Paul, MN with other offices in Maplewood, MN and River Falls, WI. They frequently treat conditions like Prostate 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. Gaertner's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Metro Urology
    6025 Lake Rd Ste 200, Saint Paul, MN 55125 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 999-6800
  2. 2
    Office
    1655 Beam Ave Ste 206, Saint Paul, MN 55109 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 999-6800
  3. 3
    Office
    2945 Hazelwood St Ste 220, Maplewood, MN 55109 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 999-6800
  4. 4
    Quest Diagnostics LLC Il
    1687 E Division St, River Falls, WI 54022 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (715) 425-6701

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Saint Croix Regional Medical Center
  • United Hospital
  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • M Health Fairview St. John's Hospital

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Prostate Cancer
Prostate Removal
Prostatectomy with Robotic Assist
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
Urinary Tract Cancer
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Balanoposthitis
Bladder Cancer
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Cancer
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Male Sexual Arousal Disorders
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Phimosis
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Polyuria
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Psychosexual Dysfunction
Sexual Arousal Disorder
Sexual Disorders
Thyroid Cancer
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Retention
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Bladder Surgery
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Prostate Biopsy
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Resection of Bladder Neck
Uroflowmetry
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bacterial Prostatitis
Acute Kidney Infection
Anorectal Abscess
Appendicitis
Balanitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bladder Atony
Bladder Carcinoma
Bladder Diverticulum
Bladder Infection
Bladder Stones
Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
Breast Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis
Chronic Cystitis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Chronic Prostatitis
Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
End-Stage Renal Disease
Epididymitis
Esophageal Cancer
Gallstones
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hydrocele
Hydronephrosis
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypogonadism
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Interstitial Cystitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stones
Lung Cancer
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Overactive Bladder
Paraphimosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peyronie's Disease
Prostate Cyst
Prostatitis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Spermatocele
Testicular Atrophy
Testicular Cancer
Testicular Dysfunction
Testicular Hypofunction
Umbilical Hernia
Ureteral Stones
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
Urethra Cancer
Urethral Stones
Urethral Stricture
Urge Incontinence
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Stones
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Ventral Hernia
Vesicoureteral Reflux
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Bacteriuria Screening
Bladder Exstrophy Repair
Bladder Function Test
Bladder Scan
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Circumcision
Colectomy
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Cystectomy
Cystectomy with Robotic Assist
Cystometry
Dipstick Urinalysis
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrotomy
Gonorrhea Screening
Hernia Repair
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Kidney Stone Removal
Lap Vaginal Hysterectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Orchiectomy
Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
Partial Cystectomy with Robotic Assist
Port Placements or Replacements
Prostate Cancer Screening
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
STD Screening
Syphilis Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
Ureteroneocystostomy
Urethral Dilation
Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
Vasectomy
Wound Repair
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    4.2
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    About Dr. Robert Gaertner, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1942297171
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Lahey Clinic Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Urology
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    Dr. Gaertner has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

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

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Gaertner. 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. Gaertner.

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