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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 59

1415 E Kincaid St
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
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Dr. Lauter's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Skagit Valley Hospital
1415 E Kincaid St
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Jefferson Healthcare
834 Sheridan St
Port Townsend, WA 98368

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Appointments & Offices

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SKAGIT VALLEY HOSPITAL
SKAGIT VALLEY HOSPITAL
1415 E Kincaid St
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
OVERLAKE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
1035 116th Ave NE Ste 304
Bellevue, WA 98004
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    Dr. Lauter's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
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    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
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    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Rochester
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    University Calif
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lauter & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Lauter's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Jefferson Healthcare

    • Skagit Valley Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.5 out of 5

    10 responses

    Dr. Lauter's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.1 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.9 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Lauter

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.1 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.3 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    SKAGIT VALLEY HOSPITAL
    1415 E Kincaid St
    Mount Vernon, WA 98274
    (360) 428-2586 (Office)
    (360) 428-6470 (Fax)
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    OVERLAKE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
    1035 116th Ave NE Ste 304
    Bellevue, WA 98004
    (425) 688-5000 (Office)
    (425) 467-3343 (Fax)
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