Dr. L Traverso, MD

Dr. L Traverso, MD

General Surgery | Male | 70 years old

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Dr. Traverso's Care Philosophy

'Working with patients is 90 percent listening and ten percent talking.'

Dr. Traverso's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • 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
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California Los Angeles

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California Los Angeles

    Completed in 1978

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California, National Institutes Of Health Program

    Completed in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • 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
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis

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