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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Lakata is Excellent. Dr. Lakata has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Lakata, DO is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Infectious Disease

Education & Awards

Dr. Lakata graduated from UMDNJ, Newark. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2013 - 2016)
Level III
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2013 - 2016)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Lakata has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital 
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg 
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital - Allentown Campuses 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas J Lakata DO is a male Internist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Thomas J. Lakata practice?
Dr. Thomas Lakata has 1 office location.
Dr. Thomas Lakata practices Internal Medicine near Allentown, PA.
See Allentown Internists.