Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
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Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD
Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in West Des Moines, IA. She is 42 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Lamasters is affiliated with Iowa Methodist Medical Center.

Unitypoint Weight Loss

6600 Westown Pkwy Ste 220

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 241-2250

Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD

Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Care Philosophy

Surgical weight loss is not an easy, quick fix for obesity. It is the beginning of a lifelong commitment to health. Dedication to proper diet, exercise and mental health is crucial to obtaining the best results. The surgery is a tool that allows the bariatric team to guide patients back to health.
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Dr. Lamasters' Experience

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


  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Lamasters does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss


  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

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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.


  • Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Kansas School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford Hospitals and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lamasters' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lamasters to family and friends
based on 20 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Lamasters' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
huxley, ia |
Dr. LaMasters was able to answer my questions about weight loss surgery in terms that I could understand. She is very kind, and she has a great team. When my survey was done, she spoke with my family and made them feel assured. Even though she's performed thousands of these surgeries, she somehow keeps it personal.
in Desmoines iowa |
I had the sergery on june 8th 2016 and it went good i will never regret getting this done she did a amazing job and still continues to do a good job so far i have lost 31 pounds and im sure more cause i havent been weighed in for 2 and half weeks so i am even more excited to get weighed in if u have will power and need to loose weight she is a amazing person also the others who work in her office are amazing also if u ever have a problem just call them and they r there
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lamasters accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lamasters has admitting privileges

Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA 50309
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