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Surgeon, Thoracic Surgeon, Cardiologist
31 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Javier Lafuente, Surgeon, Thoracic Surgeon, Cardiologist is Excellent. Dr. Lafuente has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties & Research

Dr. Javier Lafuente, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Gallstones
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Lung Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Lafuente graduated from Universidad De Costa Rica, San Jose. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Lafuente has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital 
  • CHRISTUS St Catherine Health & Wellness 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Javier A Lafuente MD is a male Surgeon, has 31 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Javier A. Lafuente practice?
Dr. Javier Lafuente has 1 office location.
Dr. Javier Lafuente practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Houston, TX.
See Houston Surgeons and Houston Cardiothoracic Surgeons.