Dr. Lawrence Volz, MD

Dr. Lawrence Volz, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(8)
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Dr. Lawrence Volz, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Dakota Dunes, SD. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Volz is affiliated with Hawarden Community Hospital, Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City, Dunes Surgical Hospital and UnityPoint Health– St. Luke's Regional Medical Center.

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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Breast Diseases
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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."

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Specialties

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

Dr. Volz does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • ENT Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Melanoma
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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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 Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Volz to family and friends
4.3
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Volz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Volz accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
    Open Access HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Volz has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City
801 5th St
Sioux City, IA 51101
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UnityPoint Health– St. Luke's Regional Medical Center
2720 Stone Park Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51104
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Dunes Surgical Hospital
600 N Sioux Point Rd
Dakota Dunes, SD 57049
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Hawarden Community Hospital
1111 Eleventh Street
Hawarden, IA 51023
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