Dr. Michelle M. Lafave, MD

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Specializes in Hospice & Palliative Medicine • Female • Age 52

211 Long Rapids Rd
Alpena, MI 49707
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Dr. Lafave's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Alpena Regional Medical Center
1501 West Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Alpena Medical Arts
Alpena Medical Arts
211 Long Rapids Rd
Alpena, MI 49707
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    Dr. Lafave's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice, 2006
    • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine, 2012
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    Background Check for Dr. Lafave

    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Graduated in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    St Lawrence Hp and Health Care
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lafave & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Lafave's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Alpena Regional Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lafave

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lafave to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Lafave's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 3 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Lafave
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Lafave accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Alpena Medical Arts
    211 Long Rapids Rd
    Alpena, MI 49707
    (989) 354-2142 (Office)
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