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Bigfork Valley Surgeons
Dr. Daniel Margo
Dr. Margo received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed a five-year residency at the University of North Dakota as well as a vascular fellowship through the University of Colorado in Denver.
He is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Appointments for Dr. Baich, Dr. Baker, and Dr. Margo
are made through the Surgery Center nurses station at (218) 743-4135.
Breast Cancer Detection & Treatment - Deer River HealthCare Center
Dr. Daniel Margo, Itasca Surgical Clinic, offers this new technique that greatly reduces the swelling and pain often associated with complete removal of all lymph nodes and provides a highly accurate diagnosis.
"This is an exciting breakthrough in surgery," said Margo.
"This minimally invasive procedure allows patients a chance to avoid the complications and side effects associated with a traditional axillary lymph node removal."
The sentinel lymph node biopsy is most accurate when a combination of a dye and a tracer are used.
This combination technique is now considered the "standard of care" for staging breast cancer at many major cancer centers, including the University of Minnesota Cancer Center
Deer River HealthCare Center
is the only Center in Itasca County that uses this combination technique for sentinel node biopsies.
adds that "This dual agent technique is by far the best way to accurately identify the sentinel node.
The Deer River HealthCare Center is truly declaring itself as our regional community leader in minimally invasive technologies".
Dr. Margo is a board certified surgeon providing care at the Deer River HealthCare Center.
has a special interest in breast cancer and minimally invasive surgical technologies.
Dr. Margo is the only local surgeon trained and privileged to provide this dual agent lymph node technique.
Dr. Daniel Margo, general ...
Dr. Daniel Margo, general surgeon for DRHC, performed the surgeries.
"Carol is an intelligent, informed patient - and I have great respect for her
as a nurse," said Dr. Margo
works in oncology, she
was already aware of her
Carlson knew that DRHC
is the only hospital in the area using the University of Minnesota's
protocol to perform the sentinel node biopsy."Carol made a very educated decision," said Dr. Margo
."The sentinel node biopsy tool we use at DRHC
, called the neoprobe, allows us to perform the biopsy like they do in advanced medical facilities, which ensures accuracy for our patients and avoids the complications associated with a full lymph node dissection."For Carlson, her
sentinel node was positive for cancer cells, which meant she
would need chemotherapy.Once again, she
treated the news with wholehearted optimism.
"Before starting chemo, my husband and I took a bike trip down South, to Arkansas and Missouri," she
Bigfork Valley Specialty Clinics
Appointments for Dr. Baich, Dr. Baker, and Dr. Margo are made through the Surgery Center nurses' station at (218) 743-4135.
Dr. Daniel Margo, Itasca Surgical Clinic; general surgery
Bigfork Valley Hospital · Clinics · Communities
258 Pine Tree Drive / Bigfork, Minnesota 56628 / 218-743-3177
Varicose Vein Removal, TriVex ~ Deer River HealthCare Center
Dr. Daniel Margo uses the TriVex System to remove varicose veins on a patient at Deer River HealthCare Center.
The procedure reduces the pain associated with varicose vein removal, and the patient returns home the day of the operation.
Local surgeon, Daniel J. Margo, M.D., is offering TriVex at DRHC, the only hospital in Itasca County offering this minimally invasive procedure.
"I heard about the TriVex System in 2001 and knew that it was essential to bring it to Itasca County," said Margo.
Dr. Daniel Margo
has mapped the areas on the patients, leg where the TriVex
Illuminator will be inserted under the vein and shine up through the vein to ensure all vein is removed.
"People think of varicose vein removal as cosmetic, but that's not true," said Margo
, age 43, attended training in the TriVex
procedure through a physician's educational course offered by Smith and Nephew Endoscopy.
has also performed several of these procedures with Dr. Paul Severson and Dr. Timothy LeMieur, surgeons with the Minnesota Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery
received training from Gregory Spitz, M.D., F.A.C.S., a leading general surgeon and the inventor of the surgical technique used with the TriVex
"I believe that it is essential to reduce the pain and trauma a patient experiences from surgery whenever possible," said Margo
In addition to TriVex
also performs LAP BAND, a minimally invasive surgical treatment for obesity, and laparoscopic fundoplication, a minimally invasive treatment for acid reflux.