Dr. Lawrence Mendelow, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 62
  
Dr. Mendelow
Accepting new patients

Suburban Surgical Associates

555 N New Ballas Rd Ste 265 Saint Louis, MO 63141

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(314) 991-4644

Dr. Lawrence Mendelow, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Missouri Baptist Medical Center and St. Anthony's Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Mendelow to book an appointment.


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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Mendelow accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Mendelow's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal or Rectal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendelow treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Mendelow treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Colectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendelow performs Colectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Mendelow performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Intestinal Abscess
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendelow treats Intestinal Abscess more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Mendelow treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Mendelow's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bowel Resection
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Excellent Dr. Very patient, very friendly, knows his stuff
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Lloyd – Jun 26, 2020
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Dr Mendelow puts me at ease. I’ve been his patient since the 1990’s and I see him every 1-3 years. I trust him. And Maria is is positive and helpful when I call to make an appointment.
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Freda Smith in Bonne Terre – Jan 08, 2018
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Dr. Mendelow and his entire staff are always kind, helpful and thorough. Our family is fortunate to have him as our specialist and would highly recommend him.
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D. Goldsmith in Farmington, MO – Dec 06, 2017
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Dr. Mendelow and his team are very respectable and helpful. After a reoccurrence of my pilonidal cyst from 10 years ago, Dr. Mendelow and his team worked quickly to get me in for a small operation. Dr. Mendelow not only was able to remove the obvious diseased tissue but located an additional hidden tract and removed it accordingly. If not for him this could have gone unseen and only required further operations in the near future. His work is clean and precise and I would recommend him to anyone!
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St Louis, MO – Sep 18, 2017
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Outstanding. As a registered nurse it takes a lot to impress me with a doctor. He and his staff both professional,caring and compassionate. Surgery was last week kudos to Rachael and Maria also.
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J.Roberts in Farmington,Mo – Jul 05, 2017
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Professional, great personality and demeanor and could be the role model for doctors of what bedside manner should be all about. Always takes the time to explain in basic English exactly what his opinion is and what your options are. Willing to take the time to explain and answer all your questions and those "what if" scenarios that so many doctors are reluctant to do.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Suburban Surgical is the largest independent multispecialty surgical practice in the St. Louis West County area. Currently, eight surgeons provide highly specialized surgical care in colorectal, general, hepatobiliary, vascular and podiatric surgery....Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
Wm Beaumont Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Barnes Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Mendelow communicate via email?

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  • Does Dr. Mendelow offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Mendelow offers telehealth services or virtual visits

  • Does Dr. Mendelow offer an online patient portal?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Mendelow offers an online patient portal

  • Does Dr. Mendelow have free onsite parking?

    Yes, 1 patient said they have free onsite parking

  • Does Dr. Mendelow offer weekend visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Mendelow offers weekend visits

  • Does Dr. Mendelow offer evening visits?

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Locations

Suburban Surgical Associates

Suburban Surgical Associates555 N New Ballas Rd Ste 265 Saint Louis, MO 63141
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Saint Louis, MO

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

St. Anthony's Medical Center

Saint Louis, MO

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average