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About Dr. Dena L Lacara

Dr. Dena L Lacara, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Fairfield, NJ, with another office in Verona, NJ. She has 16 years of experience. Her specialties include Family Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Medicine. Dr. Lacara is affiliated with St Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Lacara has received 1 award. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

27 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dena L Lacara is Great. Dr. Dena L Lacara has been rated by 27 patients. From those 27 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Dena L Lacara is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Dena L Lacara Do

333A US Highway 46 Ste 135
Fairfield, NJ 07004
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Vanguard Medical Associates

271 Grove Ave Ste A
Verona, NJ 07044
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Specialties

Dr. Dena L Lacara has the following 2 specialties

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Check-up
  • Contraception
  • Immunization
  • Family Planning
  • Weight Loss
  • Influenza

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Reviews

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HUGE wait time

I was taken to the exam room right on time - and spent the next fifty five minutes sitting in a paper dress, staring at the blank walls and sweating because they had not yet turned on the AC - had to be 80 degrees in that small room, by the time the doctor came - I understand that doctors run late, but - no explanation, no apology, and really if they know it is going to be that long at least let me either sit in the waiting room OR keep my clothes on. Doctor was pleasant enough and surely competent, but they need to re-think their office policies.

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Favorite doctor ever

I'd been looking for a new general doctor for a few months. After one visit with her, I was done looking. I now have been going to her for at least 4 years. She is extremely nice and caring. Takes all the time with me I need at all my visits. Has had accurate diagnosis every time I've gone. I would definitely recommend her!!

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15.0 minutes
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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2015, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Lacara is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    16 Years Experience

  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Graduated in 2002

  • Atlantic Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Dena L Lacara accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
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    Dr. Dena L Lacara is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Fairfield, NJ.