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Dr. Lawrence Mendelow, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Mendelow

Suburban Surgical Associates

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

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Dr. Lawrence Mendelow, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.


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Dr. Mendelow's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Intestinal Abscess
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

Colectomy
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very high

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
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

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

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
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bowel Resection
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Colostomy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diverticulitis
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • 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 Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • 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)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Tumor
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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....

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
William Beaumont Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Barnes Hospital-Washington University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1984
Barnes Hospital-Washington University School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1983
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1989
1984
1983

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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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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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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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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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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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