Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD

Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD

General SurgeryFemaleAge 41

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(215) 259-5822

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Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. She is affiliated with medical facilities Jefferson Methodist Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lazar to book an appointment.

Locations

Jefferson Breast Surgery South Philadelphia

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(215) 259-5822
Vitas Healthcare Corporation of PA1300 Wolf St Philadelphia, PA 19148
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Jefferson Breast Center Center City

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(215) 259-5822
Thomas Jefferson University Breast Center1100 Walnut St Fl 3 Philadelphia, PA 19107
2

Jefferson Women's Primary Care

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(215) 259-5822
Jefferson Womens Prim Spec Care700 Walnut St Fl 2 Philadelphia, PA 19106
3

Hospital Highlight

Dr. Lazar is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

Dr. Lazar's Reviews

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lazar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lazar treats Ductal Carcinoma in Situ more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Lazar treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Breast Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lazar treats Breast Cancer more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Lazar treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
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Mastectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lazar performs Mastectomy more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Lazar performs this procedure more than 95% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy

Dr. Lazar's conditions and procedures:

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. She is affiliated with medical facilities Jefferson Methodist Hospital and...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (215) 259-5822, and for other questions, call (215) 551-0360.

Does Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Lazar has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Lazar's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lazar frequently treats Ductal Carcinoma in Situ, Breast Cancer, and Mastectomy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lazar treats.

Where is Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD's office located?

Dr. Lazar's office is located at 1300 Wolf St, Philadelphia, PA 19148. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lazar is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Jefferson Methodist Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)