Dr. Christine Lau, MD

Dr. Christine Lau, MD

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Dr. Christine Lau, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fishersville, VA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Dartmouth Med School Hanover Nh in 1995 and specializes in general surgery.

70 Medical Center Dr

Fishersville, VA 22939

Contact Information

(434) 924-0211

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lau performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Lau's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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45  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Dartmouth Med School Hanover Nh
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Washington University In St Louis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lau's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lau to family and friends
6 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lau's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

very high, the best
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Awesome Doctor, very busy so a little hard to get a chat with, but if you need surgery, you a are in very good hands. Thank you Chrstine! Andrew Hale (uva patient)
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I would highly recommend Dr Lau. She has been my Dr since 2013. I had lung cancer and continue to see her for my follow ups. You can tell she is anointed with the gift of caring for anyone who has and had lung cancer. I trusted Dr Lau from the beginning because of her bedside manner and straight...more
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Skilled surgeon with a great bedside manner. I had a great experience.
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Dr. Lau listens carefully to a patient. She is empathetic, straightforward, and focused. Her education and experience seem evident. She seems to take a cautious, but measured, approach to patient care. I would recommend her.
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