Dr. Alison Penton, MD

Dr. Alison Penton, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 34
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Dr. Alison Penton, MD is a dermatologist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 4 years. She graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 2009 and specializes in dermatology.

1245 S College Rd Bldg 5

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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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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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

27  Conditions Treated

17  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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

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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