Dr. Leaza Dierwechter, MD

Dr. Leaza Dierwechter, MD

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Surgery  |  
Female  |  
49 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Leaza Dierwechter, MD is a surgery doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. She is 49 years old.

MultiCare Cedar Surgical Associates

3124 S 19th St # 220

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross

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Dr. Dierwechter's Experience

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Dr. Dierwechter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
4

Specialties

  • Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
22

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
22

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)

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

  • Yale Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Maricopa Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • United Mission Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dierwechter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dierwechter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dierwechter to family and friends
4.5
based on 16 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Dierwechter'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 (1)

in Tacoma, WA |
The surgery I had was a little traumatic for me and the Dr. Guided me though it even when I acted kinda crazy she was very calm and made it seem normal. Dr. Will be doing another surgery on me soon with another surgeon I just feel safer with her in the operating room so those guys quit screwing...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dierwechter accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Dierwechter has admitting privileges

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
317 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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MultiCare Allenmore Hospital
1901 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
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