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Dr. Harish Lavu, MD

Dr. Harish Lavu, MD

Surgery ·  Male · Age 45

  

Dr. Harish Lavu, MD is a surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in surgery and hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery.


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Dr. Lavu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • 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 and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thrombosis
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Harish Lavu, MD is a surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in surgery and hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery.

Specialties

  • Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Indiana University School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
University of California, LA School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2001
Ucla Med Center
Internship Hospital
2000
Albany Medical College
Medical School
2001
2000

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Dr. Lavu exudes a quiet confidence, mixed with empathy and concern. I have never met a surgeon who listed both reasons for and against surgery. Dr. Lavu informed us of his plan for surgery, but during the operation, based on pathology reports, Dr. Lavu executed a less invasive procedure which...Read More
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Dr. Lavu is an amazing surgeon. He is very personable, friendly, and compassionate. His office staff and the nurses on the 13th floor are equally wonderful. His entire team was amazing and I would recommend them in a heartbeat. If you need pancreatic surgery, rest assured that you are in good hands...Read More
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My husband John was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October of 2018. Dr Lavu was able to perform my husband’s surgery and remove his entire tumor. Dr Lavu is an amazing surgeon with a tremendous amount of compassion. He’s extremely knowledgeable and confident. He is also very personable and...Read More
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I felt that he was an excellent communicator and was able to discuss my situation based on his experience and not just theoretical possibility. He was very knowledgeable and his staff clearly enjoy working with him and feel confident about his abilities and that of the team.
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I am a 40-year-old mother of three. In October 2017 I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. By the grace of God I was led to Dr. Lavu. He’s been nothing but amazing since day one. When I called and asked to speak with him I didn’t get a return call from a nurse he actually spoke with me and calmed...Read More
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