Dr. Alison Penton, MD

Dr. Alison Penton, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 34
(5)
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Dr. Alison Penton, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Lafayette, LA. She is 34 years old and has been practicing for 4 years.

1245 S College Rd Bldg 5

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 235-6886

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Dermatitis
normal
more than 82% of peers
Lipomas
normal
more than 64% of peers
Skin Infections
normal
more than 59% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2009
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Penton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Penton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Penton to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Penton's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Lafayette, LA |
I love Dr. Penton. She's very kind, thorough and confident in her treatment plan. The office staff is helpful and courteous. I'd definitely recommend her to all ages.
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Recommended to me by a co-worker, had semi-urgent condition and was seen the morning after I called. quick and confident diagnosis and treatment options presented. Very knowledgeable and thorough. Will use again.
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Dr. Penton accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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