Dr. Larry Kaiser, MD

Dr. Larry Kaiser, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male | 64 years old

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Dr. Kaiser specializes in Thoracic Surgery and practices in Philadelphia, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Kaiser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaiser to family and friends
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based on 3 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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in Manhattan, New York |
I was a patient of Dr. Kaiser almost 20 years ago when I had a bi- lateral lung collapse while hiking in very high altitude. I had bi lateral bleb resection and pleuradisis and literally left the hospital post operation in less than 24 hours, which is apparently unheard of. I have never once had a single issue related to my lungs and I attribute that to Dr. Kaiser. I would highly endorse him based on my immediate and long term results, his surgical skills and in depth knowledge.
in New York, NY |
Was a patient of Dr. Kaiser's, have no idea who would give him any review below a 4.5 or 5, in honesty. It seems like one or two outliers and too few reviews to create the average on this HG. He is perhaps one of the best Thoracic surgeons in the country, one is lucky to have him as a surgeon and he is still practicing in a leadership role... as someone who has had CT surgeons from UCLA, UCSF and Penn, he was the best in terms of professionalism, education, diagnosis/treatment plan and ability.
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Dr. Kaiser's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmias
  • Cancer
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    University of California-Los Angeles
  • Residency Hospital
    U Toronto
    University of California-Los Angeles
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of California-Los Angeles

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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