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About Dr. Alan Thorson

Dr. Alan Thorson, MD, FACS is a Doctor primarily located in Omaha, NE. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Colon and Rectal Surgery. Dr. Thorson is affiliated with NEBRASKA HEART INSTITUTE HEART HOSPITAL, Nebraska Methodist Hospital and CHI HEALTH CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alan Thorson is Great. Dr. Alan Thorson has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Alan Thorson is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address


9850 Nicholas St
Omaha, NE 68114
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Dr. Alan Thorson has the following 1 specialty

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Colorectal surgeons are doctors who perform surgery in order to correct problems with the anus, rectum or colon. These physicians perform colonoscopies, and other diagnostic procedures, in order to identify any issues that require surgical intervention. They then determine what type of surgical procedure would be best. The specialists also care for these patients post-operation to ensure proper healing and recovery.

  • Expertise

    20 Expertise

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Banding
  • Bowel Resection
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Tumor Surpressor Gene (Adenomatous Polyposis Coli, APC)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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One Star

I've had two tests ordered by Dr. Thorson with instructions to call for results a week later. I followed the directions I was given, but on the first test it took him 3 weeks to contact me with the results - and that was after numerous phone calls. On the second test, I have yet to hear the results and it's been 4 weeks today. Rather ridiculous I think. I've called his office 4 times to date and left messages each time. Time Management issues - I agree!!

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Time Management

Dr. Thorson is a great doctor and considered one of the best in his field but his lack of Time Management hurts him. Every visit I make to his Office is extended by a couple of hours. He is so disrespectful when it comes to others and their schedule. I had a surgery scheduled with him and he was 2 hours late and did not apoligize for the delay.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Thorson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Alan Thorson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry NE PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

COLON AND RECTAL SURGERY, 9850 Nicholas St, Omaha, NE


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