General SurgeryGeneral surgery - one of the large sections of surgery in which study the basics of diseases of surgical character, is developed new approaches and methods of surgical treatment, without the introduction at a particular manifestation of certain diseases and technical features rare operations.
- California, Santa Rosa
Dr. Laurence H Smith, MD works in
Santa Rosa, California is a specialist in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and graduated University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1966. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa and practicing for 51 years
Experience and Qualifications
Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
Clawtoe Correction Surgery
Corneal Flash Burns
Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 6
Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
CranioSacral Therapy (CST)
Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
Independent Forensic Evaluation
Neurological Muscle Weakness
No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasectomy
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
I received a timely response to my questions and concerns.
I got an appointment when I needed one.
They kept things moving and on time during my visit.
Knowledge and Skill:*
I received a thorough evaluation.
I received a correct diagnosis and up-to-date treatment.
I was given specific advice on lifestyle changes I can make to improve my health.
Shared Decision Making and Communication:*
I was given the medical information I needed in an understandable way.
The provider really listened, gave me the time I needed, and put me at ease.
We discussed treatment options and choices I have.
The provider addressed traditional and alternative medicine treatment options in an open-minded way.
Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa is a Local Government owned hospital located in Santa Rosa, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 10 of 11 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 8 of 11 procedures.
Dr. Abdul K Harris, MD works in
Santa Rosa, California is a specialist in General Surgery and graduated Uc Davis Med Center in 2001. Dr. Harris is affiliated with Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa, Petaluma Valley Hospital and practicing for 22 years
Dr. Allen W Cortez, MD works in
Santa Rosa, California is a specialist in General Surgery and graduated University Of Michigan Medical School in 1991. Dr. Cortez is affiliated with Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa, Petaluma Valley Hospital and practicing for 26 years
Dr. Allen D Galster, MD works in
Santa Rosa, California is a specialist in General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery and graduated Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine in 1977. Dr. Galster is affiliated with Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center and practicing for 40 years
Dr. Brian F Schmidt, MD works in
Santa Rosa, California is a specialist in General Surgery and graduated Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1982. Dr. Schmidt is affiliated with Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa, Petaluma Valley Hospital and practicing for 35 years
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