Dana LaVanture, MD, FACS

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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

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  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa. (General Surgery)
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery of the Hand
  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, Calif.
  • Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, N.Y. (General Surgery)
  • University of Connecticut, Glastonbury, Conn. (Hand Surgery)

Patient Comments

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Guthrie Patient: December 2019
Very professional. Spent time explaining & answering my questions. Showed exceptional professionalism!
Guthrie Patient: November 2019
fantastic doctor
Guthrie Patient: November 2019
Best around.
Guthrie Patient: November 2019
Felt at ease about the procedure.
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
very happy with the information, care and concern for my issues. carefully explained what was needed now, laid out expectations and was thoughtful