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 specialist in Tacoma, WA. She specializes in surgery, general surgery, and more.

MultiCare Cedar Surgical Associates

3124 S 19th St # 220

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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

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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