Dr. Lawrence Volz, MD

Dr. Lawrence Volz, MD

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Age 46
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Dr. Lawrence Volz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dakota Dunes, SD and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

705 N Sioux Point Rd Ste 100

Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

Contact Information

(605) 217-5500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
normal
more than 66% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Volz "I intend to provide high quality, compassionate and cost effective care.  I understand that surgery is a useful tool in the treatment of  many diseases but is not beneficial for every patient.  I will spend the necessary time with the patient and their family listening to their symptoms and concerns to ensure the appropriate testing and procedures are performed to address their medical condition in an expedited fashion."

5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Volz does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

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61  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.

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 San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Baystate Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Baystate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Volz has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Volz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons FACS, Fellow
  • ASER, Member
  • EAST, Member
  • SAGES, Member

Dr. Volz's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Volz to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Volz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Volz removed my husbands gall bladder of March 1, 2018. His bedside manner is awesome and most of all his kindness!! We would recommend Dr. Volz to everyone. The Midlands clinic absolutely runs like clockwork and also the Dunes surgery center! The best experience we have had with any doctor,...more
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My surgery looks almost back to normal and I'm sure it will be. He did a beautiful job.
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