Dr. Paul Lafavore, MD

Pain Management  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(2)
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Dr. Paul Lafavore, MD
Dr. Paul Lafavore, MD is a pain management doctor who practices in Hickory, NC. He is 52 years old. Dr. Lafavore is affiliated with Frye Regional Medical Center, Caldwell Memorial Hospital and Davis Regional Medical Center.

250 18th Street Cir SE

Hickory, NC 28602

Contact Information

(828) 324-4005

Dr. Paul Lafavore, MD

Dr. Paul Lafavore, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Self Pay
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • Worker's Compensation

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Lafavore

Care Philosophy

Strive to offer our patients the best care in both anesthesia and pain management specialties
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Dr. Lafavore's Experience

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Dr. Lafavore's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Management
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Pain Management
  • Anesthesiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
17

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
20

Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North 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

  • Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Maine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Maine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Bowman Gray Wake Forest U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lafavore has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lafavore's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lafavore to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Lafavore's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Denver, North Carolina |
Unprofessional, judgemental, has a god complex, not a good listener by any standards, accuses patients of not following contract by false or absolute incorrect information fabricated by him. Does not have the interest of the patient at all.
I must respectfully disagree with the comments presented here. In over 20 years of practice I listen to my patients and I am not unprofessional or judgmental. Physicians must balance the use of pain meds with state/federal guidelines. It is important that patients follow the rules and regulations that are assoc w/ the prescription of strong pain meds. I am very much interested in my patients but also have obligations to ensure the meds I am prescribing taken safely & appropriate manner.
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Dr. Lafavore accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Self Pay
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Lafavore has admitting privileges

Caldwell Memorial Hospital
321 Mulberry St SW
Lenoir, NC 28645
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Davis Regional Medical Center
218 Old Mocksville Rd
Statesville, NC 28625
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Frye Regional Medical Center
420 N Center St
Hickory, NC 28601
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