Dr. Ben H Knecht MD
Surgeon820 N Chelan Ave Wenatchee WA, 98801
Dr. Ben Knecht is a general surgeon practicing in Wenatchee, WA. Dr. Knecht specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Knecht provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med- Iowa City Ia 1964
Roy J Lucille A Carver College of Medicine At University of Iowa,Iowa City, Ia, United States 1964
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1964
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
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