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To schedule an appointment with Bulent Cetindag, please call 319-398-6747
Complex abdominal wall defects, enterocutaneous fistula, complications related to previous gastrointestinal surgeries and surgical critical care.
Year began practicing: 2009
Year joined staff: 2015
Year began practicing in specialty: 2009
Dr. Cetindag enjoys biking and watersports. He has taken two humanitarian trips to Ghana in 2013 and 2014 where he performed surgeries and taught medical personnel.
My focus is on patient centered care and good communication with both the patient and the extended care team.
Since joining the Mercy General Surgery Team in 2015, Dr. Cetindag has performed groundbreaking hernia procedures for which were first in the area and in some cases, the first in the state of Iowa. Dr. Cetindag performed the first Robotic Preperitoneal Ventral Hernia Repair as well as the first Transversus Abdominal Release for Complex Abdominal Wall Defects in Cedar Rapids. He also performed the first Robotic Retrorectus Hernia Repair in the state of Iowa.
Mercy’s General Surgery Clinic is a collaborative initiative between Mercy Medical Center and UI Health Care, and comprised of University of Iowa surgical faculty members.
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Mercy 8th & 8th Medical Park
788 8th Ave. SE, Level 3/Suite 300