Dr. Harish Lavu, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 42

1100 Walnut St Fl 5
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Dr. Lavu's Experience

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Dr. Lavu's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Jefferson University Hospital - Gibbon Building
111 S 11th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
TJ University Hospitals
1100 Walnut St Fl 5
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    Dr. Lavu's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
    • Bile Duct Procedure
    • Bladder Surgery
    • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Cystectomy
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hepatectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
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    • Stomach Surgery
    • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Aneurysm
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Liver Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Albany Medical College
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    UCLA Med Center
    Complete in 2001

    Residency Hospital

    University Of California, La School Of Medicine

    Fellowship Hospital

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lavu & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Lavu's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
    • 7 responses

    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lavu to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Lavu's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Lavu

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    TJ University Hospitals
    1100 Walnut St Fl 5
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    (215) 955-8666 (Office)
    (215) 923-8222 (Fax)
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