Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD

Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD

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Surgery  |  
Female  |  
37 y/o
3 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Lazar specializes in Surgery and practices in Philadelphia, PA. She practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Lazar's Reviews

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Dr. Lazar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
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  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Lazar'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
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Lipomas
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV

    Graduated in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Wound Repair