Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD

Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
(20)
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Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in West Des Moines, IA. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

6600 Westown Pkwy Ste 220

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 241-2250

Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 88% of peers
Obesity
high
more than 89% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 46% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lamasters "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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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Lamasters does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss
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Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Lamasters has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lamasters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lamasters' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lamasters to family and friends
4.7
based on 20 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lamasters' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
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...more
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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...more
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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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