Dr. Oliver Lao, MD

Dr. Oliver Lao, MD

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Dr. Oliver Lao, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in pediatric surgery.

Memorial Division of Pediatric General Surgery

1150 N 35th Ave Ste 555

Hollywood, FL 33021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 58% of peers
Appendicitis
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more than 53% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 43% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

17  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Lymphoma
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Empyema
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Umbilical Hernia

25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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