Treatment & Services
- Alternatives To Hysterectomy
- Endometrial Ablation
- Endometrial Biopsy
- General Obstetrics And Gynecology
- Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
- Hysteroscopic Sterilization
- Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
- Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
- Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
- Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids and Hysteroscopic Services
- Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Section of General Gynecology
- Treatment of Fibroids
- Tubal Ligation
- Urodynamic Studies
- Urodynamic Testing
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding
- Abnormal Pap Smears
- Adolescent Gynecology
- Bacterial Vaginosis
- Bartholin Cyst
- Cervical Dysplasia
- Chlamydia Trachomatis
- Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT)
- Fibroid Tumor
- Genital Warts
- Menstrual Disorders
- Menstrual Irregularities
- Ovarian Cysts
- Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
- Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
- Vaginal Discharge
- Vaginal Pain
- Vaginal Prolapse
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Summa Health System
Akron, OH USA
Residency - Medical College of Ohio Hospitals
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Toledo, OH USA
Internship - Medical College of Ohio Hospital
Toledo, OH USA
Medical School - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
Undergraduate - Kent State University
Kent, OH USA
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urogynecology, Vaginal Prolapse, Laparoscopy, Alternatives to Hysterectomy, Menstrual Disorders, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Premenstrual Syndrome, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, Adolescent Gynecology
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 4/3/2017, Dr. LaPlante has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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57 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.6|
|Knows Medical History||4.4|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.6|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||3.8|
3 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 19, 2017
In this case I came in for mastist (sp?) but my kid had comfort nursed through the night due to being sick, so he cleared the blocked duct/possible infection - Dr. Laplante gave me recommendations on how to prevent/deal with similar issues for the future.
Reviewed on Feb 28, 2017
Reviewed on Sep 21, 2016
Dr LaPlante is very, very good at explaining meds and when/if I should come back to see her prior to my next annual.
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