Dr. Lawrence J. Koep, MD

Dr. Lawrence J. Koep, MD

General Surgery | Male | 72 years old

Arizona Transplant Associates, PC
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3.9 based on 11 responses
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Constipation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal Complications
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor of Pancreas
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kidney Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Cyst Marsupialization
  • Liver Resection, Trisegmentectomy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Portacaval Shunt
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Roux-En-Y Anastamosis, Extrahepatic
  • Roux-En-Y Anastamosis, Intrahepatic
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transduodenal Sphincteroplasty
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Graduated in 1970

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1971

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Koep's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Koep

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients