Dr. Lawrence Drahota, MD

Dr. Lawrence Drahota, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Lawrence Drahota, MD is a general surgery specialist in Leawood, KS. He specializes in general surgery.

Metropolitan Surgical Associates

11401 Nall Ave Ste 216

Leawood, KS 66211
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Drahota performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 96% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 96% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Drahota's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

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54  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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

  • University of Nebraska School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Drahota has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Overland Park Regional Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleed

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Dr. Drahota's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Drahota to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Drahota's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Drahota removed my gall bladder recently. From the first consultation to the follow up, Dr. Drahota was very professional. He answered my questions and took time explaining the process to me. My surgery was very successful. I would recommend him to anyone. Staff was friendly and the office was...more
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Dr. Drahota has operated on me in the past for removal of my gallbladder. It proved to be a very difficult case as I had a gallstone stuck in my common bile duct. I have no doubt that Dr. Drahota's supreme surgical skills are what got me through that difficult surgery and recovery. I recently saw...more
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Dr. Drahota is one of the most caring physicians I have ever felt with. Always taking time to understand the physical but also the mental side of care. He helped me and my family deal with an illness and operated with great results.
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I have had a couple of procedures with Dr. Drahota and would recommend him to everyone. He has done some great work for me and always been ready to help when I have needed him. Having had over thirty surgeries, I have worked with a lot of different doctors and he is one of the best. He has done...more
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i had my hernia repaired by him He did a great joob
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