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Dr. Javier Lafuente MD

Cardiac Surgeons in Houston, TX

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

Dr. Javier Lafuente has been compared 190 times. Details of Dr. Lafuente's 33 years experience as an MD, his 4 hospital affiliations and education at Universidad de Costa Rica are available on your free doctor report.

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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 for General Surgery.

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 Hospital Affiliation

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Dr. Lafuente is affiliated with 4 hospitals:

Methodist West Houston Hospital
18500 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77094

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 Licenses

Dr. Javier Lafuente has been confirmed to have a license in Texas

 Education

Dr. Lafuente attended medical school at Universidad de Costa Rica Facultad de Medicina and graduated in 1981 having 33 years experience.

Additional residency training in General Surgery was conducted at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Advanced training program of a fellowship in Thoracic Surgery was conducted at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

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