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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 68

444 Four States Dr
Galena, KS 66739
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Mercy Hospital Joplin
100 Mercy Way
Joplin, MO 64804
Freeman West
1102 W 32nd St
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Appointments & Offices

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Larry D Deffenbaugh DO PC
Larry D Deffenbaugh DO PC
444 Four States Dr
Galena, KS 66739
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    Dr. Deffenbaugh's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
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    • Anoscopy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Liver Biopsy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Copper Metabolism Disorders
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
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    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Megacolon
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
    • Whipple's Disease
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1974
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Deffenbaugh & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Deffenbaugh's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Mercy Hospital Joplin

    • Freeman West

    • Freeman Neosho Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Deffenbaugh to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    19 responses

    Dr. Deffenbaugh's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    18 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    19 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    19 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    17 responses

    Experience with Dr. Deffenbaugh

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.9 out of 5

    19 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

    19 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    19 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

    19 responses

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    Larry D Deffenbaugh DO PC
    444 Four States Dr
    Galena, KS 66739
    (620) 783-2430 (Office)
    (620) 783-2471 (Fax)
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