Dr. Peter Lafon, DO

Dr. Peter Lafon, DO

General Surgery | Male | 64 years old

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Dr. Lafon specializes in General Surgery and practices in Cushing, OK. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Lafon's Office & Staff
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (3)
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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 this dr.
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Dr. Lafon's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Oklahoma not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Oklahoma College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Brook Amc

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Brook Amc

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • 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
  • Tracheal Surgery

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