Dr. Laura Lafave, MD

Dr. Laura Lafave, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Laura Lafave, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in St Louis Park, MN and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 2001 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

3800 Park Nicollet Blvd Ste 5N

St Louis Park, MN 55416

Contact Information

(952) 993-3708

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
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Dr. Lafave's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Thyroid Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lafave treats Thyroid Disease more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Lafave treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Diabetes Type 1
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lafave treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Lafave treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lafave treats Hypothyroidism more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Lafave treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Lafave's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laura Lafave, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in St Louis Park, MN and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 2001 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

2001
University Of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School
2001

Awards

Dr. Lafave's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lafave

4.2

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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It is difficult to schedule with Dr. Lafave, she is very popular! As the other reviewer stated, for Hashimoto's Disease, Dr. Lafave does not accept that food sensitivities and/or digestive issues are at all related to having an autoimmune disorder. She is however, willing to prescribe natural...Read More
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I've been a patient of Dr LaFave's for many years now. While she is very competent and has great patient skills, it is becoming increasingly difficult to get on her schedule. Frequently booked out months in advance w/ a seemingly full plate of diabetic patients, less than optimal for this thyroid...Read More
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Choice Care PPO
Medica
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