Dr. Laura Dacks, MD

General Surgery •  Female

  

Dr. Laura Dacks, MD is a general surgery specialist in Summerville, SC. She specializes in general surgery.


Dr. Dacks' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dacks

2.5

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Very pleased with Dr. Dacks’ professional and caring performance of my surgery.
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Excellent performance. Very helpful of every questions.
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(843) 510-2225

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Dacks' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Ulcer
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Dr. Dacks treats Ulcer more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Dacks treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Dr. Dacks treats Abdominal Disorders more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Dacks treats this condition more than 79% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dacks treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 69% of her peers

Dr. Dacks treats this condition more than 69% of her peers

Dr. Dacks' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laura Dacks provides extraordinary care for families and patients in Colleton and the surrounding counties. Dr. Dacks earned her undergraduate and medical degree from the Florida State University College of Medicine. She then completed her intern...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Florida State University
Undergraduate School

Awards

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68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)