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Melvin Stjernholm

Dr. Stjernholm is a general surgeon in the Canton area. He is affiliated with Aultman Hospital and 2 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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51 doctors
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Dr. Stjernholm saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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56 doctors
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57 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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Dr. Stjernholm saw more breast cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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21 doctors
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21 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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14 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more carcinoma patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more skin cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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Dr. Stjernholm saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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28 doctors
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Dr. Stjernholm saw more chronic pain patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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12 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more gallstones patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more lipoma patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more inguinal hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more sebaceous cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more umbilical hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Stjernholm saw fibrocystic breast patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more bowel obstruction patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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24 doctors
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25 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw sprained joint patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.
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1 doctor
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Dr. Stjernholm saw anal fistula patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.
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13 doctors
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12 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more hemorrhoid patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more cholecystitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw venous insufficiency patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.
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11 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw skin tag patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.
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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more colon cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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36 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Stjernholm saw pilonidal cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.
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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Stjernholm saw anal fissure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.
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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Stjernholm saw rectal cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.
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15 doctors
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15 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw more diverticulitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Canton area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Stjernholm saw lymphoma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Stjernholm saw pneumothorax patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.
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3 doctors
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4 doctors
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Dr. Stjernholm saw breast cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Canton area. Learn more.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Stjernholm’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
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laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Stjernholm’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Stjernholm’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Stjernholm’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Stjernholm’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Stjernholm’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
81%
outpatient gallbladder removal rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Stjernholm’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Stjernholm’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Stjernholm’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Stjernholm’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Stjernholm’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
93%
outpatient hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Stjernholm’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Stjernholm’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Stjernholm’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Stjernholm’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Stjernholm sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
2600 Tuscarawas St W
Canton, OH 44708
159 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton Campus
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2006

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Stjernholm is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Aultman Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Mercy Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Aultman Orrville Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield