Dr. Jeffrey M. Lafond, MD

Dr. Jeffrey M. Lafond, MD

General Surgery | Male | 54 years old

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Breast Tumor
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colon Cancer
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Empyema
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Fracture
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallstones
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Pancreatitis
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Acid Reflux Surgery
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Bone Marrow Biopsy
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Colectomy
      • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Cystectomy
      • 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
      • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • 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
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gallbladder Surgery
      • Gastrectomy
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hepatectomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
      • 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)
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Parathyroid Surgery
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • 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)
      • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
      • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Sphincterotomy
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroid Surgery
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Vaginal Surgery
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Wound Repair

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Medical University of South Carolina
      • Residency Hospital
        Medical University of South Carolina

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Lafond's Office & Staff

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      Dr. Lafond's Care Philosophy

      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.