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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 57

477 N El Camino Real Ste D304
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Hospital Quality

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Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
Palomar Health Downtown
555 E Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92025

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Feel Beautiful Plastic Surgery
477 N El Camino Real Ste D304
Encinitas, CA 92024
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    Dr. Laverson's Experience

    Dr. Laverson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Plastic Surgery
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    • Abdominoplasty
    • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
    • Breast Augmentation
    • Breast Lift Surgery
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Brow Lift
    • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
    • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
    • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
    • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Ear Pinning
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Facelift
    • Facial Peel
    • Facial Reconstruction
    • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
    • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
    • Liposuction
    • Mastopexy
    • Mini Fift
    • Neck Lift
    • Neck Liposuction
    • Non-Surgical Facelift
    • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
    • Wound Repair
    2
    • Gynecomastia
    • Skin Cancer
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Laverson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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 Maryland School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    UCLA Hospitals
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    La County-Ucla-King-Drew Medical Center
    Complete in 1991
    Long Island Plastic Surgery Group
    Complete in 1993
    Medical Center Of Central Georgia
    Complete in 1989
    Rush University Hospital
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1987
    La County-Usc Medical Center
    Complete in 1986

    Undergraduate Schools

    United States Naval Academy
    Graduated in 1977
    University of Maryland
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Laverson & Staff

    • English
    • French
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    Dr. Laverson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

    • Palomar Health Downtown

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.4 out of 5

    Dr. Laverson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    28 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.9 out of 5

    28 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.8 out of 5

    26 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    26 responses

    Experience with Dr. Laverson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.5 out of 5

    28 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

    28 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.6 out of 5

    28 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Feel Beautiful Plastic Surgery
    477 N El Camino Real Ste D304
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760) 753-6464 (Office)
    (760) 753-6474 (Fax)
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