Dr. Walter Lawrence, MD

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Dr. Walter Lawrence, MD

Dr. Walter Lawrence, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Iowa City, IA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Lawrence is affiliated with University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.

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Dr. Lawrence's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Iowa |
Dr Lawrence performed a thigh lift on me . Developed limphedema ,a life long progressive issue. He said he didn't know why this happened and could not help me . I'm very upset depressed and there is nothing I can do about it. One star is to much for this doctor.
in Cedar Rapids, IA |
He seemed so clueless when i went for my followup, he seemed to not know what to ask me or explain to me for the problem i told him i was experiencing and still am, havent gone back because i felt like he didnt care.
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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Virginia / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    North Carolina Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair