Dr. Russell A. Laforte, MD

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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male • Age 49

301 University Blvd Suite 567
Galveston, TX 77555
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Dr. Laforte's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555

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Accepting new patients?

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University Texas Medical INT
University Texas Medical INT
301 University Blvd Suite 567
Galveston, TX 77555
University Texas Mdcl Brnch-INT
University Texas Mdcl Brnch-INT
301 University Blvd Suite 567
Galveston, TX 77555
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    Dr. Laforte's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 2005
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    Procedures Dr. Laforte Performs

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    Background Check for Dr. Laforte

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Graduated in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    University Tx Med Branch Hosps
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Laforte & 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. Laforte's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Laforte

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laforte to family and friends

    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Laforte's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 3 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Laforte
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Laforte accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    University Texas Medical INT
    301 University Blvd Suite 567
    Galveston, TX 77555
    (409) 747-1803 (Office)
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    University Texas Mdcl Brnch-INT
    301 University Blvd Suite 567
    Galveston, TX 77555
    (409) 747-1803 (Office)
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