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Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology*
4.8 (360)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
18 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD

Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD is a Breast Surgical Oncology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Breast Surgical Oncology, has 18 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Lazar, completed a residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. Patients rated Dr. Lazar an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Lazar works at Jefferson Endocrinology Associates in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Breast Cancer and Breast Lump along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Lazar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Jefferson Surgical Associates
    1300 Wolf St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680
  2. 2
    Jefferson Surgical Associates
    1101 Chestnut St Fl 14, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680

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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cigna-HealthSpring
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Devon Health
    • First Health
    • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • Intergroup
    • Keystone Health Plan East
    • MultiPlan
    • Private HealthCare Systems
    • QualCare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • UPMC
    • US Family Health Plan
    • WellPoint
    • Worker's Compensation

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.8
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    Based on 360 ratings
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    About Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Breast Surgical Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 18 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1437318763
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Residency
    Internship
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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    Dr. Melissa Lazar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lazar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lazar has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lazar works at Jefferson Endocrinology Associates in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Lazar’s profile.

    Dr. Lazar has seen patients for Breast Cancer and Breast Lump, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lazar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    360 patients have reviewed Dr. Lazar. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lazar.

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