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Dr. James Lafata, MD

Internal Medicine*
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Map Pin Small Springfield, IL
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44 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Lafata, MD

Dr. James Lafata, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Springfield, IL. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 44 years of experience. They graduated from OHIO VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER / SCHOOL OF XRAY TECHNOLOGY and is affiliated with HSHS St. John's Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lafata an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Lafata works at Practice in Springfield, IL. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lafata's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Spring Creek Medical Complex
    2901 Old Jacksonville Rd, Springfield, IL 62704 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (217) 698-9722
  2. 2
    Arch Air Medical Service Inc.
    800 E Carpenter St, Springfield, IL 62702 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (217) 544-6464

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  • HSHS St. John's Hospital

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    About Dr. James Lafata, MD

    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    NPI Number
    • 1407866270
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    Education & Certifications

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    • OHIO VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER / SCHOOL OF XRAY TECHNOLOGY
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