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...
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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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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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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
  • No board actions 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.