Dr. Jeffrey Lafond, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Lafond, MD

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56 y/o
(45)

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Dr. Jeffrey Lafond, MD is a general surgery specialist in North Charleston, SC. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Tri-County Surgical Associates

9239 Medical Plaza Dr

North Charleston, SC 29406
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lafond performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lafond'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.

Dr. Lafond's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lafond "Jeffrey Lafond, MD, was born and raised in Summerville, S.C. and completed his undergraduate studies at Wofford College, in Spartanburg, S.C. He completed his medical education and his residency in general surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Lafond is a member of the American Medical Association and the Southeastern Surgical Congress.Dr. Lafond and his wife Christine have 3 children and currently live on Daniel Island. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf, fishing and hunting."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lafond "Tri-County Surgical Associates is a two physician group specializing in general surgery and dedicated to the compassionate delivery of total surgical care of our patients. With over 35 years of combined surgical experience, we are trained and qualified to evaluate, diagnose, and treat surgical problems encompassing the entire body."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

67  Conditions Treated

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81  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • 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)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lafond has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lafond's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lafond to family and friends
45 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Lafond'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 (21)

Awesome Surgeon, Awesome Personality! Well Liked By Many People I Know!!
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Very pleasant experience. Dr. Lafond has a great bedside manner, he thoroughly explains the procedure to you, answers any questions you may have in detail. Very clean environment. Staff is wonderful as well. Returns call promptly, completes paperwork in a timely manner, and very helpful with...more
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Dr. LaFond and his absolutely outstanding staff were an ease to work with during an extremely sensitive and painful time. They absolutely do a great job caring for their patients and making you feel like you are there only priority! Good healthcare is so hard to come by and im so thankful they are...more
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The absolute best and the pinnacle of professionalism. Dr. Lafond and his entire staff including; Traci, and Allison, treated me like a member of their family every moment that I was there. He has my highest recommendation and sincere thanks for his surgical skill and friendly reassuring patient...more
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I would recommend this doctor to anyone. He gave me my life back. I had a massive hernia that two other doctors (in the Roper network) would not help me with. Dr. Lafond not only helped me, but he did so using robotic surgery. I have my life back and I could not be more happy!
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