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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Lara is Average. Dr. Lara has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
Promptness 2.8
Courteous Staff 3.6
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
Bedside Manner 2.8
Spends Time with Me 2.5
Follows Up After Visit 3.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Lara, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Lara graduated from The University of Texas at Galveston. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Lara has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Sierra Medical Center 
  • Del Sol Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael David Lara MD is a male Surgeon, has 13 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael D. Lara practice?
Dr. Michael Lara has 2 office locations.
Dr. Michael Lara practices Surgery near El Paso, TX.
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