Dr. Sunil Lalla, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 53

4367 Riverwood Dr Unit 130
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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Dr. Lalla's Experience

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Dr. Lalla's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital
4070 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital
606 Black River Rd
Georgetown, SC 29440

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Surgical Specialist Of Waccamaw
WACCAMAW FAMILY MEDICINE, PA
4367 Riverwood Dr Unit 130
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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    Dr. Lalla's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Bile Duct Procedure
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast 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
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hepatectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
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    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
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    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Lalla

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • 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

    Emory University
    Graduated in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Tn College Of Med
    University Tn College Med Chattanooga
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lalla & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Lalla's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Lalla has admitting privileges:

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    • Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital

    • Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lalla

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.3
    • 7 responses

    3.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lalla to family and friends

    3.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Lalla's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.1 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Lalla

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.1 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.1 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.3 out of 5

    7 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Surgical Specialist Of Waccamaw
    WACCAMAW FAMILY MEDICINE, PA
    4367 Riverwood Dr Unit 130
    Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
    (843) 652-8390 (Office)
    (843) 652-8399 (Fax)
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