Dr. Alan Glen Thorson MD

Dr. Alan Thorson is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Omaha, Nebraska. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center and Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Nebraska College of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Thorson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 5 doctors at Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center and one of 3 at Methodist Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1984

University of Minnesota
Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1984 - 1985

University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Who's Who in America, Marquis Who's Who

Who's Who in the World, Marquis Who's Who

Publications & Presentations

New American Cancer Society process for creating trustworthy cancer screening guidelines.
Brawley, O., Byers, T., Chen, A., Pignone, M., Ransohoff, D., Schenk, M., Smith, R., Sox, H., Thorson, A.G., Wender, R.

Current controversies in colon and rectal cancer.
Vo, D. M., Julien, L. A., Thorson, A. G.

Age and rural residence effects on accessing colorectal cancer treatments: a registry study.
Sankaranarayanan, J., Watanabe-Galloway, S., Sun, J., Qiu, F., Boilesen, E.C., Thorson, A.G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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