Dr. Jean-Paul Lefave, MD

Dr. Jean-Paul Lefave, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Dr. Jean-Paul Lefave, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 2009 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

6560 Fannin St Ste 1404

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Fissure
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 87% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Lefave's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lefave does not have any board certifications listed.

16  Conditions Treated

21  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lefave has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lefave has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lefave's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lefave to family and friends
11 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lefave's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. LeFave did hemorrhoid surgery on me last year and I had excellent results. He is very knowledgeable, and I am so happy that he will be coming back to Houston in the fall after getting even more specialized in his field! Even though he is extremely handsome, he did not make it embarrassing to be...more
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I was at deaths door when Dr. LeFave and I first met. Not only was he terrific in explaining things to me, but when my family came with me he always listened to their concerns. His surgical skills are beyond reproach and I am ostomy free today because of his skill. The staff in the office is...more
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Do not trust this doctor. No bedside manner, no answers to my questions. After having 2 appointments with a colorectal doctor cancelled in this office, I was sent to another office and scheduled to see him. After this bad visit, I found out from state records he is not actually trained colorectal...more
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He is terrific. Takes a lot of time to explain things and is very comforting. I highly recommend.
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Awesome Dr . Going for a Visit he's on time no waiting for hrs to see him. He knows his Patients so he's very Personable which makes you very Comfortable. He's everything you need has Awesome Skills dealing with Patients unlike some Dr's your just a . I've had many many visits and have not been...more
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