Dr. Peter Lafon, DO

Dr. Peter Lafon, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Peter Lafon, DO is a general surgery specialist in Cushing, OK and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Oklahoma College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Lafon's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lafon does not have any board certifications listed.

23  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

11  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

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lafon to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has 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)

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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