Dr. Robert J. Lapenna, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 64

1717 Shaffer St Suite 232
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
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Dr. Lapenna:

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Dr. Lapenna's Experience

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Dr. Lapenna's Care Philosophy

Dr. Lapenna's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Lapenna Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Lapenna Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Borgess Medical Center
1521 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Community Health Center of Branch County
274 East Chicago Street
Coldwater, MI 49036

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lapenna

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Borgess Cardiology Group
Borgess Cardiology Group
1717 Shaffer St Suite 232
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
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    Dr. Lapenna's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Lapenna's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 1981
    • Internal Medicine, 1979
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Echocardiogram
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Impella Device
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Stress Test
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiac Arrhythmia
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    • Valvular Heart Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Lapenna

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions 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 1975

    Residency Hospital

    Henry Ford Hospital
    Msu Kalamazoo Center Med Stu
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lapenna & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Lapenna's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Lapenna has admitting privileges:

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    • Borgess Medical Center

    • Community Health Center of Branch County

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lapenna

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lapenna to family and friends

    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Lapenna's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 16 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Lapenna
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Lapenna accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • McLaren Health Plan
    • MedHealthInsurance
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • Molina
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • NGS CoreSource
    • Priority Health
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Worker's Compensation
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    Office Locations

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    Borgess Cardiology Group
    1717 Shaffer St Suite 232
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 226-5050 (Office)
    (269) 226-5034 (Fax)
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