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Dr. Kathleen Van Leeuwen, MD

Pediatric Surgery ·  Female · Age 50

Dr. Van Leeuwen

Dr. Kathleen Van Leeuwen, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg. in 1996 and specializes in pediatric surgery.


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Dr. Van Leeuwen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Care 1st Health Plan
Care Credit
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus PPO
CRS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Choice of Arizona
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Humana
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
LifeWise
Maricopa Managed Care
Medicaid
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
Phoenix Health Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Phoenix Health Plan (w/prior authorization)
Self Pay
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO

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Dr. Van Leeuwen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Umbilical Hernia
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Dr. Van Leeuwen treats Umbilical Hernia more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Van Leeuwen treats this condition more than 72% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Leeuwen treats Abdominal Disorders more than 56% of her peers

Dr. Van Leeuwen treats this condition more than 56% of her peers

Inguinal Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Leeuwen treats Inguinal Hernia more than 52% of her peers

Dr. Van Leeuwen treats this condition more than 52% of her peers

Dr. Van Leeuwen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Asthma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Asthma
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Obesity
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kathleen Van Leeuwen, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg. in 1996 and specializes in pediatric surgery.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

University Of Michigan Health System
Fellowship Hospital
University of Michigan Hospital
Residency Hospital
1997
University Of Michigan Health System
Internship Hospital
1996
Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg.
Medical School
1997
1996

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Our 9 year old son had an ambilical hernia surgery done by her. Dr Graziano was our second doctor to see regarding this procedure. She was incredible with our son and explaining the procure to him, my wife and myself. She really made him feel comfortable and ease any of our concerns.
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Dr. Graziano did nothing less than save my life. In her residency at U of M Mott, she removed a cantaloupe sized benign teritoma from my chest. A very difficult surgery near very vital organs. That was 10 years ago now, and I know she is continuing to change lives for the better at Phoenix. I am 25...Read More
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