Dr. James Knoetgen MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. James Knoetgen is a plastic surgeon in Rochester, Minnesota and is affiliated with Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 9 doctors at Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield

Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1999 - 2001

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1999

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 12 years in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 14 years in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

MN State Medical License
Active through 2012

Publications & Presentations

Long-term outcomes and complications associated with brachioplasty: a retrospective review and cadaveric study.
Knoetgen J 3rd, Moran SL 2006 6

Soft-tissue reconstruction of external hemipelvectomy defects.
Senchenkov A, Moran SL, Petty PM, Knoetgen J 3rd, Tran NV, Clay RP, Bite U, Johnson CH, Barnes SA, Sim FH 2009 7

Outcomes of skin graft reconstructions with the use of Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC(R)) dressing for irradiated extremity sarcoma defects.
Senchenkov A, Petty PM, Knoetgen J 3rd, Moran SL, Johnson CH, Clay RP 2007

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