AboutDr. Laurie Bleicher, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Anchorage, AK. She has 42 years of experience. Her specialties include General Surgery and Surgical Oncology. Dr. Bleicher is affiliated with Providence Alaska Medical Center, Laurie J. Bleicher, MD and Providence Extended Care Center. She speaks English.
Dr. Laurie Bleicher has the following 2 specialties
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
- Surgical Oncology
Surgical oncologists play various roles in treating cancer. They can perform biopsies to determine if a tumor is cancerous or not. If it is, they’re trained to remove the tumor, tissue, and in some cases, all or part of an organ or bodily structure where the cancer has spread. In addition to removing cancer, they can perform any reconstructive surgeries that may be necessary.
Many surgical oncologists specialize in certain types of cancer, such as liver, lung or breast. Don’t be afraid to ask them what they have the most experience treating. When looking for a doctor, it’s important to know that general surgeons are also qualified to perform many of the same surgeries. However, surgical oncologists have specific training in recognizing and treating cancer, which some patients prefer.
Patients' Choice Award
(2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
(2010, 2015, 2016)
- Laparoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
Dr. Bleicher is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Providence Alaska Medical Center
PO Box 196604
Anchorage, AK 99519
- Laurie J. Bleicher, MD
Providence Extended Care Center
4900 Eagle St
Anchorage, AK 99503
42 Years Experience
Yale University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1971
Mount Sinai Medical Center
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