Dr. Gilbert Lafontant, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation •  Male • Age 62

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Dr. Gilbert Lafontant, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

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(215) 395-2472

Dr. Lafontant accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
HealthPartners
Humana
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lafontant's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Fracture
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lafontant treats Fracture more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Lafontant treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Chronic Neck Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lafontant treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 53% of his peers

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

Brain Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lafontant treats Brain Disorders more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Lafontant treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Lafontant's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Torticollis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lafontant has a teaching appointment at Thomas Jefferson University - Jefferson Medical College. He also provides care at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1990
Temple University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
Temple University Hospital Episcopal Campus
Internship Hospital
1985
Med Scho Haiti
Medical School

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

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68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Philadelphia, PA