Kathleen L. Lak, MD

Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery
Associate Professor
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Bariatric Surgery Appointments and Referrals 414-955-1799
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General Surgery Appointments and Referrals 414-955-5751

I believe in providing safe and effective health care to help you achieve the best overall quality of life. I ensure a comprehensive evaluation and a collaborative treatment team to guide you through the process and ensure a positive patient centered experience.

I believe in providing safe and effective health care to help you achieve the best overall quality of life. I ensure a comprehensive evaluation and a collaborative treatment team to guide you through…
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About

Dr. Kate Lak completed her Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2017. She specializes in minimally invasive foregut, hernia and general surgery in addition to bariatric surgery as part of the Comprehensive Weight Loss Center. She sees patients both at Froedtert Hospital and Drexel Town Square Health Center. Her research interests include clinical outcomes research in benign foregut, hernia and bariatrics.

Overview

Treatment & Services

Bariatric Surgery
Cholecystectomy
Foregut Surgery
Hernia Surgery
Inguinal (groin) Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Minimally Invasive General Surgery
Virtual Visit

Diseases & Conditions

Benign Gallbladder Disease
Gallstones
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hernia
Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Obesity
Umbilical Hernia

Ages Seen

Adult
Senior

Languages Spoken

English

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

General Surgery - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - WI - Doctor of Medicine - (2007-2011)

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee - Residency in General Surgery - (2011-2016)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - WI - Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery - (2016-2017)

Board Certifications

Surgery

Patient Reviews

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Ratings

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Froedtert is the best!
I love my doctor, she is kind, caring, thoughtful, eager to help you figer out what's going on with you, she is understanding, yet most of all she cares about ones well-being and checkes on you to make sure you are getting better.
Everyone was friendly and helpful.
Dr. Lak referred me to Froedtert's urology & gastroenterology departments so I will continue to message her regarding my upcoming visits so I know communication continues while I try to reach the goal of 50 pound weight lose to get broken2015 hernia repair fixed. I appreciate the candid talk about doing the repair now making things worse.
I was really grateful for Dr. Lak's clear explanations and attentiveness. She is very knowledgeable while also being very empathetic. I was nervous going to a new doctor but she was wonderful and I would recommend her to others.
I am very pleased with everyone at Froedtert. I recommend this Hospital to everyone I know.
It was like a visit to a Disney for hospitals. Everyone worked together.like a flawless performance! Bravo. Job well done.
Excellent care!
Dr. Lak and the Bariatric Clinic are outstanding!!!!
I love Froedtert!
Dr Lak is fantastic!! Great Doctor!!
Very well treated personal private felt like everything was in concern for my problem and with respect to time
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