Dr. Peter Lafon, DO

Dr. Peter Lafon, DO

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Lafon, DO is a general surgery doctor who practices in Cushing, OK. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

2340 E Main St

Cushing, OK 74023

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 90% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Lafon does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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

  • Oklahoma College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Brook Amc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Brook Amc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lafon has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lafon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lafon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lafon to family and friends
2.6
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Lafon's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Chandler, OK |
Had endoscopy. In recovery said things looked fine. Went to scheduled post op office visit. Waiting room full . My appt. was at eleven. It was five till. All these other people. Several with same scheduled time. Very disrespectful to patients and lack of respect for himself. Will not recommend...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lafon accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Community Care Network
    Standard Network PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lafon has admitting privileges

Hillcrest Hospital Cushing
1027 E Cherry St
Cushing, OK 74023
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Bristow Medical Center
700 W 7th Ave
Bristow, OK 74010
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Drumright Regional Hospital
610 W Bypass
Drumright, OK 74030
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Prague Community Hospital
1322 Klabzuba Ave
Prague, OK 74864
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