Dr. Jeffrey Lafond, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Lafond, MD

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General Surgery  |  
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55 y/o
(37)

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Dr. Jeffrey Lafond, MD is a general surgery specialist in North Charleston, SC. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina and specializes in general surgery.

Tri-County Surgical Associates

9239 Medical Plaza Dr

North Charleston, SC 29406
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lafond to family and friends
4.2
based on 37 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Lafond's Performance

Trustworthiness
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Explains condition(s) well
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Answers Questions
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Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

in Summerville SC
From the time I went to Dr.Lafond office I knew I was in the right place. He greeted me with a smile was a very concerned and what I had to say and reassured me he was going to fix my problem. He explained the recovery process so I knew what to expect. He was honest enough to say things can come...more
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in Ladson
I recently had surgery at Trident medical center. I was d/c the same day with a script for 5mg of Percocet.. I took the meds as the doc told me to and was still in excruciating pain. He told me to go to the ER if it didn't ease up. I went to the ER. The ER staff paged him 3 times and I also called...more
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in Ladson, SChoose creek sc
I met dr. Lafond a few years back for a hernia. Ever since then I knew he would be the dr. Who would operate on me if I ever needed one. Well the time came when I needed I surgeon. He was there when I needed his services. And he did a wonderful job. I recomendable him to anyone
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in Charleston, SC
Dr. Lafond has the warmest personality while being extremely professional at the same time. He front desk crew are fabulous
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in Charleston, SC
I had a second hiatial hernia repair both done by Dr. Lafond. After the second sugery I was so sick and NOT getting better. A few weeks of not getting better he got irritated and dropped me as a paitent in the most unprofessional way. Now I am at the Mayo hospital FL waiting on gastric bypass...more
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