Dr. James Lafata, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 73

Internal Medicine

Dr. James Lafata, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Springfield, IL and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from OHIO VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER / SCHOOL OF XRAY TECHNOLOGY in 1980. He is affiliated with medical facilities HSHS St. John's Hospital and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.

Dr. James Lafata, MD

Spring Creek Medical Complex

2901 Old Jacksonville Rd Springfield, IL 62704
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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lafata's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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(217) 698-9722

Dr. Lafata accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Lafata, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Springfield, IL and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Education

1980
OHIO VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER / SCHOOL OF XRAY TECHNOLOGY
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. James Lafata, MD accept any insurance plans?

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What conditions does Dr. James Lafata, MD treat?

Dr. Lafata frequently treats the following conditions: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Hypertension, and Malaise and Fatigue. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. James Lafata, MD's office address?

Dr. Lafata's office is located at 2901 Old Jacksonville Rd, Springfield, IL 62704. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. James Lafata, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. James Lafata, MD is affiliated with HSHS St. John's Hospital and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.

How much experience does Dr. James Lafata, MD have?

Dr. Lafata has over 42 years of healthcare experience.

Locations

Practice

Spring Creek Medical Complex2901 Old Jacksonville Rd Springfield, IL 62704
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lafata is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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HSHS St. John's Hospital

Springfield, IL

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor

Ypsilanti, MI

82% Patients that would definitely recommend, 12% higher than the national average

22 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)