Dr. Laura Chavez, DO

Dr. Laura Chavez, DO

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Laura Chavez, DO is a geriatric medicine specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) in 1998 and specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

15 Anderson St

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Herpes Simplex Screening
very high
more than 93% of peers
Difficulty With Walking
very high
more than 92% of peers
Muscle Weakness
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Chavez'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.

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

170  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • National University Federico Villarreal / Academic Program of Human Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM)
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chavez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chavez's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chavez to family and friends
32 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Chavez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

such a wonderful and charismatic doctor . She is very dedicated to the welfare ofc her patients and very knowledgeable in internal medicine and geriatrics
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Its very unlikely that I would recommend this office to friends. the office is ran horroribly. The Dr.Chavez once told me that I had "BAD GENES" .. I was told that I needed a statin to get my Blood down & that I "COULDNT" do it on my own. I decided to change the way I ate & lose weight... My Blood...more
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Dr. Chavez is a very caring doctor. I have been through a lot of doctors and feel comfortable talking to her about anything. She is very thorough when she needs to be. She listens to me as a patient and examines me as a whole. It's not just about the number of tests.
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Dr chavez has a great staff. They're always helpful and extremely caring. She has always made time for me especially in emergencies. She answers all my questions and takes very good care of me. Totally recommend this office!!
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