Dr. Lawrence Koep, MD

Dr. Lawrence Koep, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Lawrence Koep, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1970 and specializes in general surgery.

2218 N 3rd St

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

53  Conditions Treated


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54  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • 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
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • 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
  • 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
  • Roux-En-Y Anastamosis, Extrahepatic
  • Roux-En-Y Anastamosis, Intrahepatic
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transduodenal Sphincteroplasty
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Whipple Procedure


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Koep has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koep's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koep to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Koep's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Exceptional doctor! Dr Koep will cares about his patients. I was in the hospital for two weeks, and Dr Koep stopped by every morning to check and evaluate my progress.
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Excellent surgeon and could not ask for a more qualified physician
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