Dr. Lafayette Owen, MD

Dr. Lafayette Owen, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 81
Dr. Lafayette Owen, MD is a dermatologist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1961 and specializes in dermatology, dermatopathology, and more.

1700 Old Bluegrass Ave Ste 200

Louisville, KY 40215

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Itchy Skin
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hair Loss
very high
more than 95% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

41  Conditions Treated


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13  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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.


  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • St Joseph Infirm
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Baylor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Baylor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Owen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Owen's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Owen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

He has a wonderful dermatologist with many years of experience and great bedside manner
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Me and my husband went into the office ,to have a check to make sure we didn't have any issues with our skin. Once we got called back the Dr. Came in all he did was run one finger down each arm and looked at my back. I had to ask him about my legs where I have some bumps and said your fine,no...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Owen for almost 20 years. He is a great doctor. I had radiation treatment for cancer in 1979, resulting in lots of skin cancers. He takes care of them with no problem.
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Very rude staff.. I scheduled an appointment with these rude people and cancelled it later after finding a professional and patient friendly staffed Dermatologist . When cancelling the appointment with a week's advanced notice (as a courtesy), I was hung up on.
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The staff was rude and clearly unhappy to be there. I got a nasty look for not rushing my toddler into the exam room just to be asked what are you here for? The doctor spent all of 5 minutes with us, wrote several prescriptions, and seemed annoyed to answer questions about them. He had no interest...more
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