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August 30, 2023
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
August 23, 2023
Dr Lack was very informative, patient and solicited questions and concerns appropriately. The MD fellow/resident who initially saw me was similarly excellent.
June 9, 2023
Dr Lack is an very engaged surgeon. He took care and time to listen (and actually hear) my questions and answer them. I appreciated that a lot, especially knowing how busy his schedule is.
May 27, 2023
As the doctor, Dr. Lack, should have been more involved for my care. My insurance,[...] needs his approval for my continued care. Without Dr. Lack's recommendation for my continued care, I am unable to continue my stay at[...]"Skilled Nursing Facility". I will be discharged without his recommendation.
May 25, 2023
MD was clearly rushed and both prefaced and ended our 2 minute interaction expressing his need to stay on time in clinic.
May 22, 2023
Dr. Lack was very informative explaining things to me. I felt very comfortable talking with him. He seemed to be a very kind and compassionate man, who really cares about the medical outcome. I truly appreciated the time he took explaining things. He was very easy to talk to. Even though we talked for over 30 minutes, he made me feel as though Ihe said his job to do this. He seemed to me, to be one of the kindest doctors I had the opportunity to have talked with. It was a very good experience. I am very thankful I was able to get his advice and suggestions, even though he explained that my medical issues were not something he could do. He did offer other doctors who could possibly help me.
October 30, 2022
Dr. Lack is a wonderful doctor. I am very grateful I found him.
October 30, 2022
I love Dr. Lack!
October 25, 2022
Doctor Lack and all members of the orthopedic staff and the technical staff were polite, knowledgeable and concerned. They made me feel that they had my care at the forefront of their service.
October 1, 2022
Each of the Professional staff went above and beyond to meet my needs, answer my questions and concerns and provided excellent care.
About William D. Lack
William Lack, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Lack specializes in trauma (broken bones) and joint arthroplasty. He enjoys caring for patients of all ages and taking on challenging problems. His goal is to engage patients in order to select the treatment that is best for them and their injury, whether that be with surgery or through non-surgical methods.
Dr. Lack is an assistant professor for the Division of Orthopedic Surgery. He has earned multiple teaching awards (one while in residency and two since completing fellowship). His clinical interests include minimizing postoperative complications and he is actively involved in research to improve patient care.
In his spare time, Dr. Lack enjoys family time, reading (both fiction and nonfiction), running and cycling, and college football (he is a fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes).
Education and Training
Harvard Medical School
Medical Education, 2007
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
Loyola University Medical Center
Teaching Appointment, Orthopaedic Oncology
Carolinas Medical Center
Fellowship, Orthopaedic Trauma
Orthopaedic Surgery, 2015, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery