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Dr. Oliver Lao, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (161)
Map Pin Small Hollywood, FL
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Oliver Lao, MD

Dr. Oliver Lao, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Hollywood, FL. They graduated from Vanderbilt University and is affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lao an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Lao works at Memorial Division of Pediatric General Surgery in Hollywood, FL with other offices in Coral Springs, FL and Weston, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Appendicitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Lao's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Memorial Division of Pediatric General Surgery
    1150 N 35th Ave Ste 555, Hollywood, FL 33021 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (954) 953-6710
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Memorial Division of Pediatric General Surgery
    5830 Coral Ridge Dr Ste 140, Coral Springs, FL 33076 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (954) 953-6811
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  3. 3
    Memorial Division of Pediatric General Surgery
    1865 N Corporate Lakes Blvd Ste 1, Weston, FL 33326 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (954) 751-5273
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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Appendicitis
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Appendicitis
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Umbilical Hernia
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Ascites
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Biliary Atresia
Brain Injury
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Hidradenitis
Hirschsprung's Disease
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Atresia
Lipomas
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Malignant Schwannoma
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Pelvic Abscess
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Rectovaginal Fistula
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Colostomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Erythropoietin Test
Excision
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Excision of Breast Tumor
Frenectomy
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Lymphoma Evaluation
Nephrectomy
Nephrectomy with Robotic Assist
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Orchiectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloromyotomy
Renal Transplant
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Tracheal Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Ambetter
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Anthem
    • AvMed
    • AXA Assistance USA, Inc.
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Better Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Canadian Medical Networks
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Choice Care (Humana)
    • Cigna
    • Corporate Medical Network (CMN)
    • CorVel
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Desjardins Financial Security
    • Dimension Health
    • EmblemHealth
    • First Health
    • Florida Health Administrators
    • Fortified Provider Network
    • Freedom Health
    • Global Health Care Network
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • JIPA Network
    • Magellan Complete Care
    • Magellan Healthcare
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Memorial Healthcare System
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • Olympus Managed Health Care
    • Optima Health
    • PHCS
    • Preferred Care Partners
    • Preferred Medical Plan
    • Prestige Health Choice
    • Prime Health Services
    • Quality Health Management (QHM)
    • Rockport United Network
    • SelectHealth
    • Simply Healthcare
    • South Florida Community Care Network
    • Star Healthcare Network
    • Sunshine Health
    • Three Rivers Provider Network
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • WellCare
    • Worker's Compensation

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    Ratings & Reviews

    5.0
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    Based on 161 ratings
    Patient Ratings (161)
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    (159)
    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. Oliver Lao, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1821191289
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Vanderbilt University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Memorial Regional Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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

    161 patients have reviewed Dr. Lao. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lao.

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