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: July 2019
Dr. LaVanture is an excellent doctor. He is very caring, trustworthy, knowledgeable, and extremely proficient in hand surgery. He truly performed a miracle in restoring use and function of my left hand.
Guthrie Patient: July 2019
he is just great
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: May 2019
I would highly recommend *Dr. Lavanture.
Guthrie Patient: April 2019
Dr. LaVenture is a treasure. His reputation across the country preceded my appointment. What a good feeling I have about upcoming surgery and care.
Guthrie Patient: April 2019
Dr. Lavanture is fantastic and caring!
Guthrie Patient: April 2019
Dr. LaVanture is excellent, I can not say enough about him and the medical care that I receive! He has a great bedside manner, something that is becoming a rarity today. I would recommend him to my Family and Friends, knowing they will like him as much as I do!