Dana LaVanture, MD, FACS

Guthrie Provider

Specialties:

Care Provider Overall: 
5
Provider Reviews: 
94
  • Clinical Details
  • Education
  • News & Video
Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Corning Hospital
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
  • Guthrie Troy Community Hospital
  • Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • "Wide Awake" hand surgery
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Fractures of the hand and wrist
  • Hand and wrist disorders
  • Nerve and tendon injuries of the upper extremity
  • Reconstructive/trauma surgery of the hand and wrist including microsurgery
  • Trigger fingers

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
Likelihood of Recommending Care Provider: 
5
Patients' Confidence in Care Provider: 
5
Time Care Provider Spent with Patient: 
5
Care Provider Spoke Using Clear Language: 
5
Care Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions: 
5
Care Provider's Concern for Questions and Worries: 
5
Care Provider's Explanations of Condition/Problem: 
5
Care Provider Information About Medications: 
5
Care Provider Instructions for Follow-Up Care: 
5
Care Provider's Friendliness and Courtesy: 
5
Residency: 
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa. (General Surgery)
Certification: 
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery of the Hand
Education: 
  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, Calif.
Internship: 
  • Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, N.Y. (General Surgery)
Fellowship: 
  • University of Connecticut, Glastonbury, Conn. (Hand Surgery)

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Guthrie Patient: October 2019
he took care of my problem when others in the group failed miserably. please feel free to contact me regarding this!
Guthrie Patient: September 2019
When *Dr. Lavanture came in he introduced himself - I told him my PC had recommended him as did 4 of his patients - he was all they said he was. Very concerned, through, talked about the X rays, what could be done - very knowledgeable and caring.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
Dr. LaVanture is outstanding. Top 1% doctor in my opinion. Extremely fortunate to have him at Guthrie.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
Dr. Dana LaVanture is an excellent physician. I truly hope he stays forever with the Guthrie Sayre
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
I find Dr. LaVanture very professional yet kind and mater of fact. The options are always explained and I value his expertise.....I would do what ever he thought would help my situation.
Guthrie Patient: July 2019
*Dr. Lavanture was wonderful with our 3 yr. old son.
Guthrie Patient: July 2019
very happy with the information, care and concern for my issues. carefully explained what was needed now, laid out expectations and was thoughtful
Guthrie Patient: July 2019
gave very clear explanations, listened to my questions and concerns... didn't rush me through it
Guthrie Patient: July 2019
A+ provider.
Guthrie Patient: July 2019
Very very kind and caring. THE BEST. 1. *Dr. D. LaVanture