Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer, MD

Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Youngstown, OH and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.

790 Boardman Canfield Rd # 3

Youngstown, OH 44512

Contact Information

(330) 743-3604

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Schmetterer'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.

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Tumor
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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45  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Hosp Good Samaritan
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • National Institutes Of Health Clinical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schmetterer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schmetterer's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schmetterer to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Schmetterer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Saw the doc for leg swelling and pain. Turned out I had 2 different problems, with arteries and veins. He figured it all out and fixed both, some in the office, some outpatient surgery. Tells it like it is and delivers.
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This is the best most experienced thoracic surgeon in town. You can trust him. He will take care of you like you are his family. Went to Duke!
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