Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD

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Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Female

Iowa Health Weight Loss Specs 6600 Westown Pkwy Ste 220, West Des Moines, IA 50266 Get Directions
(515) 241-2250

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Surgical weight loss is not an easy, quick fix for obesity. It is the beginning of a lifelong commitment to...   Read More

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    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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    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Obesity
    • Weight Loss

    Procedures Performed

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

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota

      Graduated in 2001

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Kansas School Of Med
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Stanford Hospitals and Clinics

      Completed in 2007

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
    • No sanctions found
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    Dr. Lamasters' 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.