Dr. Paul Lafontaine, MD

Dr. Paul Lafontaine, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Lafontaine, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Cambridge, MA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

300 Mount Auburn St Ste 519

Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Information

(617) 547-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Vasectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lafontaine has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lafontaine's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lafontaine to family and friends
2.9
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Lafontaine's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Cambridge, MA |
Terrible treatment from Dr Lafontaine on many levels. He only treats patients at Mt Auburn hospital on Fridays. That's it. After several weeks to get an appointment, I had a kidney stone that needed to be removed. 4 months later I had the surgery. The surgery didn't remove the stone and he didn't...more
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Sudbury, MA |
Dr. Lafontaine is a brilliant surgeon who cares deeply about his patients. He's great at explaining what's going on in your body & he's got a dry sense of humor that I greatly enjoy. Most of all, I'd say he saved my life in his skillful operation on me to remove my bladder cancer. Highly recommend...more
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Visit Dr. Lafontaine

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lafontaine accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lafontaine has admitting privileges

Emerson Hospital
133 Old Road To 9 Acre Cor
Concord, MA 01742
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Mount Auburn Hospital
330 Mount Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138
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