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Dr. James Lapolla, MD

Oncology*
3.2 (20)
Map Pin Small Saint Petersburg, FL
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19 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Lapolla, MD

Dr. James Lapolla, MD is an Oncology Specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL. They specialize in Oncology, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Gynecological Oncology. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, Bayfront Health Saint Petersburg and St. Anthony's Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lapolla an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Lapolla works at Practice in Saint Petersburg, FL with other offices in Tampa, FL and Westwood, KS. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lapolla's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Community Health Centers At Bayfront
    700 6TH ST S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (727) 893-6198
  2. 2
    Office
    4213 N Gomez Ave, Tampa, FL 33607 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (813) 644-4910
  3. 3
    Office
    600 8th St S Ste B, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (727) 821-9688
  4. 4
    The Univ. of Kansas Hospital Cancer Center Pharmacy
    2650 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Westwood, KS 66205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (913) 588-7750

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  • St. Joseph's Hospital
  • Bayfront Health Saint Petersburg
  • St. Anthony's Hospital

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    About Dr. James Lapolla, MD

    Specialties*
    • Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1467509505
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gynecological Oncology, Internal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    Dr. Lapolla accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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