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Dr. Lawrence Tafoya, MD

Ophthalmology*
5.0 (5)
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Overview of Dr. Lawrence Tafoya, MD

Dr. Lawrence Tafoya, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in El Paso, TX. Dr. Tafoya, completed a residency at University of Arizona. Patients rated Dr. Tafoya an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Tafoya works at Southwest Eye Institute - Mesa in El Paso, TX. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Tafoya's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mesa
    4171 N Mesa St Ste D100, El Paso, TX 79902 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (915) 221-6247
  2. 2
    Common Drive
    1400 Common Dr # B, El Paso, TX 79936 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (806) 641-8646

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    • Aetna
    • Ambetter
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
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    About Dr. Lawrence Tafoya, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1710278999
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Arizona
    Residency
    Internship
    • University New Mexico Hospital
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • South Texas Surgical Hospital

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    Dr. Lawrence Tafoya, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Tafoya is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Tafoya works at Southwest Eye Institute - Mesa in El Paso, TX. View the full address on Dr. Tafoya’s profile.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Tafoya. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tafoya.

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