Dr. Paul Laven, DO

Dr. Paul Laven, DO

Geriatric MedicineMale

Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Paul Laven, DO is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Mesa, AZ and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from DES MOINES UNIV COLL OF OSTEO MED & SURG in 1988. He is affiliated with Banner Desert Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Locations

Oak Street Health East Mesa

Oak Street Health East Mesa2850 East Main St #106 Mesa, AZ 85213
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Laven's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Laven

4.3

Based on 15 ratings

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Listens, analyzes and treated me as a system
I have had several appointments with Dr Laven (DO). I am 70 and on none of the normal meds .. actually only take an inhaler daily for asthma. I did a stress test physical. Dr Laven looked at the numbers, looked at me, my history and made some suggestions. Some numbers were marginal, but his view was .. lets watch and oh .. you are working out/dieting. I am down 33 lbs (13%) since jan 1 of this year. Finally a doctor that listens and looks at the whole system (body).
What went well
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Paul – Apr 05, 2022
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He didn't seem interested in my health condition.
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
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May 05, 2021
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Wow what a kind and compassionate physician. You often don't meet Doctors today with his kind of bedside manner. Really impressed
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Dr. Laven's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gout
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Laven treats Gout more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Laven treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Hepatitis Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Laven performs Hepatitis Screening more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Laven performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Cancer Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Laven performs Cancer Screening more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Laven performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Laven's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bunion
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Screening
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermatitis
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Skin
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Poisoning
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Impetigo
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mammography
  • Mastodynia
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phimosis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Purpura
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Sunburn
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Valley Fever
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Yeast Infections

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About Me

Care Philosophy

We are a Senior Concierge Mobile Medical Practice. We take care of patients ranging from their wellness to acute care. 

Biography

Dr. Paul Laven, DO, is an Adult Primary Care Physician. Dr. Laven is a graduate of the University of Michigan. He received his medical degree from the...Read more

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Education

1992
William Beaumont Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Oakland General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
DES MOINES UNIV COLL OF OSTEO MED & SURG
Medical School
1988
DES MOINES UNIV COLL OF OSTEO MED & SURG
Medical School
1983
University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Undergraduate School
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What are Dr. Paul Laven, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Laven frequently treats Gout, Hepatitis Screening, and Cancer Screening. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Laven treats.

Where is Dr. Paul Laven, DO's office located?

Dr. Laven's office is located at 2850 East Main St #106, Mesa, AZ 85213. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Banner Desert Medical Center

Mesa, AZ

65% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% lower than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)