Dr. Lawrence Stern, MD

Dr. Lawrence Stern, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Lawrence Stern, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1996 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

2710 Prosperity Ave Ste 200

Fairfax, VA 22031

Contact Information

(703) 280-2841

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Stern's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stern treats Anal Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Stern treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stern treats Abscess more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Stern treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stern performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Stern performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy

Dr. Stern's conditions and procedures:

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
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
Condyloma
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
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
Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Pilonidal Cyst
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectal Cancer
Rectovaginal Fistula
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
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Incorporating the values and principles Fairfax Colon and Rectal Surgery was established with, we have developed the following organizational statements that guide the actions of every employee and practitioner in our practice:
Our Vision

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2004
    Lahey Clinic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2003
    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 2000
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1997
    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1992
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School
    1992

Awards

Dr. Stern's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stern

4.6

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
83.87096774193549%
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4 Stars
9.67741935483871%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
6.451612903225806%
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He is the best on colon surgery
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I recently had colon resection due to Diverticulitis. Dr. Stern did the surgery and he did an excellent job. He is a very skilled surgeon and he provided excellent aftercare. I have had no complications and am recovering well. I would highly recommend him.
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I just got done with my robotic surgery last August 1, 2018. I am on my wqy to full recovery. Excellent service and would recommend Dr. Stern should you need to have robotic surgery done.
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Excellent professional. Excellent people skills. Highly recommended for any type of rectal or colon issues.
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Dr.Stern is the Best Colon Rectal surgeon that you can have to fix your issues. I came to Dr. Stern last summer 2017 after a 2014 colon injury at another hospital. I was left with a colostomy for 3 years. I was told I could get a reversal but I wanted to make sure that I had the best doctor to...Read More
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Locations

Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery

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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
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    • Thu: closed
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

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Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Buckeye Community Health Plan
Medicare
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Meritain Health
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