Dr. Harish Lavu, MD

Dr. Harish Lavu, MD

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45 y/o
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Dr. Harish Lavu, MD is a surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in surgery and hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery.

Jefferson University Physicians General Surgery

1100 Walnut St Fl 5

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana

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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 18 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
    2001
  • 2000
    Albany Medical College
    Medical School
    2000

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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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Dr. Lavu worked with me on my pancreatic issue and he was absolutley the best doctor I have ever had. He is attentive to what is going on with his patients, his concern for his patients is excellent. I had a few issues after pancreatic surgery but Dr. Lavu and his team addressed them immediately....Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cigna-HealthSpring
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Devon Health
Devon Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Intergroup
Intergroup PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO

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