Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD

Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Teresa Lamasters, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 2001 and specializes in bariatric surgery.

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

See how frequently Dr. Lamasters performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Lamasters's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

1  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lamasters does not have any board certifications listed.

2  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

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.

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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lamasters' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lamasters to family and friends
20 total reviews (2 have 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)

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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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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