Dr. Denis Lafreniere, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 63

Dr. Denis Lafreniere, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Farmington, CT and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Connecticut School Medicine medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with Uconn John Dempsey Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lafreniere to book an appointment.

Dr. Lafreniere

Uconn Medical Center

263 Farmington Ave Farmington, CT 06032
Accepting new patients

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    Excellent Doctor with great expertise & nice personality, good social skills. Dr.Lafranier is very observant & pays attention not only to the patient's verbal expressions, but body language & facial expression as well. Amazing Otholaringologist, the best in his field. I highly recommend him to everybody who needs his medical care. Lyudmila L.
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    Biography

    Dr. Denis Lafreniere, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Farmington, CT and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field....Read more

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    Education

    1992
    John Dempsey Hospital of University of CT Health Center
    Residency Hospital
    1988
    Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1987
    University of Connecticut School Medicine
    Medical School

    Awards

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    What are Dr. Denis Lafreniere, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Lafreniere frequently treats Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia), Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy, and Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lafreniere treats.

    Where is Dr. Denis Lafreniere, MD's office located?

    Dr. Lafreniere's office is located at 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06032. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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    Dr. Lafreniere's Top Procedures and Conditions

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    Acute Sinusitis
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    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Acute Sinusitis more than 49% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 49% of his peers

    Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Acute Upper Respiratory Infection more than 43% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

    All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
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    Allergic Rhinitis
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 66% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

    Anosmia
    may treat

    Our data suggests Dr. Lafreniere may treat this condition. Please call to confirm.

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    Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    may perform

    Our data suggests Dr. Lafreniere may perform this procedure. Please call to confirm.

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    Chronic Sinusitis
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 1% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 1% of his peers

    Conductive Hearing Loss
    may treat

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    Cough
    may treat

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    Deafness
    may treat

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    Deviated Septum
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    Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
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    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere performs Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy more than 25% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere performs this procedure more than 25% of his peers

    Dysphagia
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Dysphagia more than 73% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

    Ear Ache
    may treat

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    Earwax Buildup
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    ENT Cancer
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats ENT Cancer more than 16% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 16% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
    • Ear Cancer
    • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngeal Carcinoma
    • Lip Cancer
    • Nasal Cavity Cancer
    • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
    • Nose Cancer
    • Oral Cancer
    • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Oropharyngeal Cancer
    • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
    • Palate Cancer
    • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
    • Pharyngeal Cancer
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
    • Sinus Cancer
    • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
    • Throat Cancer
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Trachea Cancer
    • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
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    Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
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    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 56% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

    Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia) more than 96% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

    Laryngeal Cancer
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Laryngeal Cancer more than 19% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 19% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Laryngeal Carcinoma
    • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
    Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere performs Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy more than 91% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

    Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere performs Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy more than 89% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

    Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Loss of Smell and-or Taste more than 35% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 35% of his peers

    Loss of Taste
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    Nasal Polyp
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    Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
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    Nosebleed
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    Oral Cancer
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    Otitis Media
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    Pharyngitis
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    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Pharyngitis more than 81% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

    Sinusitis
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    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Sinusitis more than 53% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

    Sleep Apnea
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    Tracheal Surgery
    may perform

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    Vocal Cord Nodule
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    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Vocal Cord Nodule more than 83% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

    Vocal Cord Paralysis
    high
    high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Vocal Cord Paralysis more than 89% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

    Vocal Cord Polyp
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    Wheezing
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Lafreniere treats Wheezing more than 57% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

    Dr. Lafreniere's conditions and procedures:

    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Anosmia
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Cough
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Earwax Buildup
    • ENT Cancer
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Loss of Taste
    • Nasal Polyp
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Pharyngitis
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
    • Wheezing

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    Dr. Lafreniere accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Anthem
    Access Blue New England Network-CT
    Balanced Pathway Tiered-CT PPO
    Balanced Pathway-CT HMO
    Balanced Pathway-CT PPO
    Blue New England Network-CT HMO
    BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
    BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network)-CT
    BlueCare Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
    BlueCare Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
    BlueChoice New England Network-CT
    Bronze Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
    Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
    Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
    Bronze Pathway X-CT PPO
    Bronze Standard Pathway X for HSA-CT PPO
    Bronze Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
    Catastrophic Pathway X Enhanced-CT HMO
    Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
    Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
    Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
    Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
    Century Preferred-CT
    Choice BlueCare-CT HMO
    Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
    City of New Haven - BlueCard-CT
    City of New Haven - Century Preferred-CT
    CT Children's Medical Center - Tiered-CT PPO
    Day Kimball Tiered-CT PPO
    Gold Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
    Gold Pathway X-CT HMO
    Gold Pathway X-CT PPO
    Gold Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
    National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT HMO
    Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT PPO
    Pathway CT Tiered (Small Grp)-CT PPO
    Pathway Enhanced (Ind)-CT HMO
    Pathway Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
    Pathway X (Ind)-CT PPO
    Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT HMO
    Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT PPO
    Pathway X Enhanced (Ind -)-CT HMO
    Pathway X Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
    Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
    Platinum Pathway X-CT PPO
    Silver Pathway X Tiered-CT PPO
    Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
    Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
    Silver Pathway X-CT PPO
    Silver Standard Coinsurance Pathway X-CT PPO
    Silver Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
    State BlueCare (Local Network only)-CT
    State BlueCare (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
    State BlueCare (with Expanded Network)-CT
    State Preferred (Tiered)-CT
    State Preferred-CT
    USA-CT PPO
    Yale New Haven Health System - Tiered-CT PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

    Locations

    Uconn Medical Center

    Uconn Medical Center263 Farmington Ave Farmington, CT 06032
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