Dr. Kimberly Vanderveen is a general surgeon practicing in DENVER, CO. Dr. Vanderveen 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. Vanderveen 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
Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine 2001
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Thyroid Cancer
Dr. Kimberly Vanderveen M.D.'s Practice location
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Rochester, MN 55905Get Direction
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