Dr. L Traverso, MD

Dr. L Traverso, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. L Traverso, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Boise, ID. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

100 E Idaho St Ste 301

Boise, ID 83712

Contact Information

(208) 381-9250

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Pain
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more than 43% of peers
Lung Surgery
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more than 39% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 38% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Traverso "'Working with patients is 90 percent listening and ten percent talking.'"
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Of California, National Institutes Of Health Program
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Traverso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Traverso's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Traverso to family and friends
5.0
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Traverso'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 (1)

in Nampa, ID |
Dr. Traverso is the reason I am still alive. He is brilliant and experienced.
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Dr. Traverso accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II

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Hospitals where Dr. Traverso has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise, ID 83712
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