Dr. Klause's Personal Touch

 

From the moment you walk through the door to the office of Dr. Klause, most patients say they feel a sense of small-town hospitality and care that is refreshing in today’s impersonal corporate medical atmosphere. Dr. Klause committed early on in her career to establish a warm, personal practice where her patients feel like family while getting the best surgical care available. One of the key factors, Dr. Klause believes, is for the patient to see one surgeon from start to finish. That’s why Dr. Klause insists on seeing all her patients personally during the entire duration of care which is highly unique in this age of colossal health care agencies and impersonal physician groups. She also tries to make herself available around the clock for questions or concerns. Dr. Klause believes that a good surgeon is not defined by the sheer volume of patients one can see in a day, but rather by the quality of care a surgeon gives that is acquired from treating a patient from start to finish!

In order to make sure that her patients are receiving the most advanced surgical care, Dr. Klause spends considerable time keeping abreast of the latest developments and breakthroughs in the surgical world.  Currently, Dr. Klause is one of the few surgeons in California who is proficient and successful using the highly advanced SILS (single incision laparoscopic surgery) laparoscopic surgical method which requires only one incision instead of multiple incisions for laparoscopic surgeries.  She is also one of the few surgeons trained in Robotic surgery in the south orange county area. Furthermore, this pursuit of excellence has helped Dr. Klause perfect even the simplest of surgeries and introduce improved surgical techniques into her practice such as the Transanal Hemorrhoid Dearterialization (THD) hemorrhoid method for which she is one of the few surgeons qualified to perform this procedure on the West Coast. 

Overall, because Dr. Klause focuses on the patients needs herself, she is able to put together the most effective and aggressive treatment plan for each person.  Dr. Klause understands that it takes this kind of personal approach as a surgeon in order to bring about the best results for all of her patients.

Elvira Klause, MD, FACS

General Surgeon located in South Orange County, San Clemente, CA

Dr. Elvira Klause, M.D., FACS, is a highly skilled, board-certified general surgeon specializing in hernia repair, hemorrhoids, laparoscopic surgery, abdominal surgery, robotic surgery, breast surgery, oncological procedures and dermatology procedures at her warm and personalized offices in San Clemente, CA. Praised by patients for her small-town hospitality and extreme quality of care, Dr. Klause brings over 15 years of experience in caring for the general, breast, advanced laparoscopic, colorectal, oncologic, skin cancer and hemorrhoid surgery needs of patients throughout South Orange County. 

Dr. Klause earned a bachelor of science degree from UCLA in 1989. She received her medical training at the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1993 and completed her residency in surgery in 1999 at Martin Luther King Hospital. After earning the Chief Resident Award, she was chosen for a fellowship in trauma surgery and critical care from Martin Luther King Hospital in 2000.

In addition to providing quality care to her patients, Dr. Klause was also a clinical preceptor for the University of Southern California and a clinical associate professor for the Western University of Health Sciences Physician Assistant program for many years.  She was also a member-at-large for Saddleback Memorial Medical Center from 2008–2010, and Chief of Surgery from 2013-2014 also was on the Cancer Committee and the Chart Review Committee.

Dr. Klause is a board-certified diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She holds hospital privileges at Saddleback Memorial Medical CenterLaguna Hills, Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, Surgery Center at Saddleback, Foothill Ranch Surgery Center and the Laguna Niguel Surgery Center. She is a specialist at the highly advanced single-incision laparoscopic surgery method and Robotic assisted surgery.

Dr. Klause happily lives in South Orange County along with her loving husband and three children. In her free time, she loves being a supermom for her children by helping them with crafting adventures as well as cooking delicious gourmet meals.

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Elvira Klause, MD, FACS

Dr. Elvira Klause, M.D., FACS, is a highly skilled, board-certified general surgeon specializing in hernia repair, hemorrhoids, laparoscopic surgery, abdominal surgery, robotic surgery, breast surgery, oncological procedures and dermatology procedures at her warm and personalized offices in San Clemente, CA. Praised by patients for her small-town hospitality and extreme quality of care, Dr. Klause brings over 15 years of experience in caring for the general, breast, advanced laparoscopic, colorectal, oncologic, skin cancer and hemorrhoid surgery needs of patients throughout South Orange County. 

Dr. Klause earned a bachelor of science degree from UCLA in 1989. She received her medical training at the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1993 and completed her residency in surgery in 1999 at Martin Luther King Hospital. After earning the Chief Resident Award, she was chosen for a fellowship in trauma surgery and critical care from Martin Luther King Hospital in 2000.

In addition to providing quality care to her patients, Dr. Klause was also a clinical preceptor for the University of Southern California and a clinical associate professor for the Western University of Health Sciences Physician Assistant program for many years.  She was also a member-at-large for Saddleback Memorial Medical Center from 2008–2010, and Chief of Surgery from 2013-2014 also was on the Cancer Committee and the Chart Review Committee.

Dr. Klause is a board-certified diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She holds hospital privileges at Saddleback Memorial Medical CenterLaguna Hills, Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, Surgery Center at Saddleback, Foothill Ranch Surgery Center and the Laguna Niguel Surgery Center. She is a specialist at the highly advanced single-incision laparoscopic surgery method and Robotic assisted surgery.

Dr. Klause happily lives in South Orange County along with her loving husband and three children. In her free time, she loves being a supermom for her children by helping them with crafting adventures as well as cooking delicious gourmet meals.


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Why My Patients Prefer the THD Treatment

  •  Quick out-patient procedure; allows you to be home the same day!
  • NO cutting or removal of tissue, providing minimal discomfort & rapid recovery!
  • Most patients return to their normal activity within 4 days!

Call my office for an appointment, "let us see if THD can help you too!"

For more information about the noninvasive THD treatment please visit our Hemorrhoids FAQ page. 

 

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  • "Dr. Klause performed surgery and left me HAPPY and PAINLESS!!!, I will definitely and highly recommend Dr. Elvira Klause to my family, friends and all."

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    "I love Dr. Klause. She is very caring and has taken excellent care of me for the last 7 years. She is the best!"

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  • "Each time I used her, despite my fears, she used her knowledge, skill and care to make every procedure very successful. I would recommend her 100%...she is the BEST!!!!"

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Elvira Klause, MD, FACS
665 Camino De Los Mares
Suite 202
San Clemente, CA 92673