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Lori M. Kautzman, MD

  • Hepatobiliary Surgery | Pancreatic Surgery | Transplant Hepatology | Transplant Surgery
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    Lori Kautzman, M.D., is a Hepatobiliary and Abdominal Transplant Surgeon who performs adult and pediatric liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant procedures, and hepatobiliary – pancreatic surgery. She is extensively trained in adult and pediatric intestinal and multivisceral transplantation.

    Dr. Kautzman earned a B.A. in Biology from Kansas State University and her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed his residency training in general surgery at the Savannah Mercer Medical Center, and later trained in liver and multi-organ transplantation at the University of Nebraska.

    Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Kautzman’s clinical interests include liver transplantation, major liver resection, laparoscopic liver surgery, radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors, benign hepatic tumors, hepatic abscess, portal hypertension, major pancreatic resections, acute and chronic pancreatitis, ampullary problems, annular pancreas, cystic disease of the pancreas, acute and chronic bile duct injuries, intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, gallbladder cancer, choledochal cysts, bile duct strictures, liver transplantation, complex GI disease, intestinal failure / short gut syndrome, choledochal cysts, split-liver transplantation, and resection of biliary cystadenomas.

    In addition to her clinical pursuits, Dr. Kautzman also enjoys traveling, competing in triathlons, and spending time with her family.


    Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine

    Residency: Savannah Mercer Medical Center

    Fellowship: University of Nebraska

    • Hepatobiliary Surgery
    • Pancreatic Surgery
    • Transplant Hepatology
    • Transplant Surgery (Board Certified)
  • Insurance

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    • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Leap Everyday
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • Amerigroup Star + Plus
    • Amerigroup Star Medicaid
    • Baylor Quality Alliance
    • Baylor Scott& White Health Plan
    • BC/BS Medicare Advantage HMO
    • BC/BS Medicare Advantage PPO
    • BCBS Health Select- POS
    • Blue Advantage HMO
    • Blue Choice PPO
    • Blue Essentials HMO
    • Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • Cigna Local Plus
    • Cigna/HMO
    • Cigna/POS
    • Cigna/PPO
    • HealthScope Benefits
    • HealthSmart GEPO
    • HealthSmart PPO
    • Humana Choice Care
    • Humana Gold Plus Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Humana Preferred
    • Medicare Advantage
    • MMP
    • Molina Market Place
    • Molina Medicare Advantage
    • Multiplan
    • Oscar Health Plan
    • Private Health Insurance
    • Scott and White Senior Care (Medicare Advantage)
    • Superior Healthplan Star Plus
    • Superior Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Triwest
    • UHC Medicare Complete
    • United Healthcare HMO
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