Dr. Amy J Thorsen MD
Colon and Rectal Surgeon2800 Chicago Ave S Suite 300 Minneapolis MN, 55407
Dr. Amy Thorsen is a colon and rectal surgeon practicing in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Thorsen specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. As a colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. Thorsen often treats conditions like rectal cancer, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, anal fissures and diverticulitis. Colon and rectal surgeons may be referred to you by your gastroenterologist if your doctor believes you need a surgical procedure.
Education and Training
New York Univ Sch of Med, New York Ny 1995
New York University School of Medicine 1995
Colon & Rectal SurgeryAmerican Board of Colon & Rectal SurgeryABCRS
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
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- Colon Cancer
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