Dr. Javier Lafuente MD

Cardiac Surgeons in Houston, TX

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Dr. Javier Lafuente I specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, thoracic surgery, general surgery in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Javier Lafuente I has been compared 150 times. Details of Dr. Lafuente's 35 years experience as an MD, his 4 hospital affiliations and education at Universidad de Costa Rica are available on your free doctor report.


Primary Location for Dr. Lafuente

Dr. Javier Lafuente
Javier A. Lafuente, MD
18400 Katy Fwy
Suite 690
Houston, TX 77094

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Dr. Javier Lafuente I has an average rating of 5 stars (out of 5) with a rating of Excellent based on 1 reviews.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Javier Lafuente has been identified as specializing in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and General Surgery.

He obtained board certification from The American Board of Surgery

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Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Javier Lafuente accepts the following plans at Javier A. Lafuente, MD

  • United Healthcare - Direct
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • First Health

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 Hospital Affiliation

A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.

Dr. Lafuente is affiliated with 4 hospitals:

Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, Texas

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Dr. Lafuente attended medical school at Universidad de Costa Rica Facultad de Medicina and graduated in 1981 having 35 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.


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