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Dr. David Schoetz Jr, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 71

  
Dr. Schoetz Jr

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

41 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01805
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(781) 744-8990

Dr. David Schoetz Jr, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1974 and specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals

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(781) 744-8990

Dr. Schoetz Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Schoetz Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schoetz Jr treats Hemorrhoids more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Schoetz Jr treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Dr. Schoetz Jr treats Abdominal Disorders more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Schoetz Jr treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schoetz Jr treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Schoetz Jr treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Schoetz Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Dr. Schoetz Jr's Reviews

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I would definitely recommend Dr. Schoetz for his compassion and professionalism. Unfortunately, he is retiring at the end of 2016.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1982
Lahey Clin Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Boston U Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1975
Boston U Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1974
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical School

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Chief Education Officer

Affiliated Hospitals

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)