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About Dr. George Belzer
Dr. George Belzer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Minneapolis, MN, with other offices in Saint Paul, MN and Shakopee, MN (and 1 other location). He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Belzer is affiliated with St Francis Regional Medical Center, Fairview Ridges Hospital and Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital. Dr. Belzer has received 4 awards. He speaks English.
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Dr. George Belzer has the following 2 specialties
- 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.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
Dr. George Belzer is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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My husband recently had colon cancer surgery. His care at Methodist was excellent, but even more so was Dr. Belzer. He was very encouraging from the initial visit. His experience and passion for what he does showed in the way he goes treating his patients. He came by EVERY day for six days, sometimes more than once. He kept pain very manageable and his followup care afterwards quite good too. My husband was well prepared and cared for throughout the whole process. So grateful!
Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Belzer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
St Francis Regional Medical Center
Fairview Ridges Hospital
Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
Childrens Hospital Minneapolis
23 Years Experience
Graduated in 1990
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