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Dr. Stephanie La Fontaine, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.8 (13)
Map Pin Small Austell, GA
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Stephanie La Fontaine, MD

Dr. Stephanie La Fontaine, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Austell, GA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Wellstar Cobb Medical Center and Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. La Fontaine an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. La Fontaine works at Practice in Austell, GA with other offices in Smyrna, GA and Dalton, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Hemorrhoids and Colorectal Polyp along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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.

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Dr. La Fontaine's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Wellstar Internal Medicine Gaim
    3825 Medical Park Dr Ste 100, Austell, GA 30106 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (470) 267-1760
  2. 2
    Wellstar Gastroenterology
    4441 Atlanta Rd SE Ste 204, Smyrna, GA 30080 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (470) 267-1760
  3. 3
    Wellstar Cobb Hospital
    3950 Austell Rd, Austell, GA 30106 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (470) 267-1760
  4. 4
    Office
    302 POINT NORTH PL, Dalton, GA 30720 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 272-4127

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Wellstar Cobb Medical Center
  • Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Hemorrhoids
Colorectal Polyp
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Hemorrhoids
Colorectal Polyp
Abdominal Pain
Chronic Gastritis
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Dysphagia
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Duodenal Polypectomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Cirrhosis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Vomiting Disorders
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Crohn's Disease
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Vitamin_Deficiency
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Liver Biopsy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Ascites
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Cirrhosis
Celiac Disease
Cholangitis
Congenital Achalasia
Dehydration
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Abscess
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Peptic Ulcer
Pernicious Anemia
Potassium Deficiency
Pouchitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Hepatitis
Visceroptosis
Vitamin B Complex Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Bile Duct Procedure
Colon Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    3.8
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    Based on 13 ratings
    Patient Ratings (13)
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    About Dr. Stephanie La Fontaine, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1861453854
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Stephanie La Fontaine, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. La Fontaine is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. La Fontaine has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. La Fontaine has seen patients for Hemorrhoids and Colorectal Polyp, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. La Fontaine on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. La Fontaine. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. La Fontaine.

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