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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dawn Laporte is Excellent. Dr. Laporte has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Dawn Laporte, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • She has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tendon Transfer

Education & Awards

Dr. Laporte graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. She has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Laporte has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Union Memorial Hospital 
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Dawn Laporte MD is a female Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Dawn Laporte practice?
Dr. Dawn Laporte has 2 office locations.
Dr. Dawn Laporte practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Baltimore, MD.
See Baltimore Orthopedic Surgeons and Baltimore Surgeons.