Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Alternatives To Hysterectomy
  • Contraception
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • General Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • Gynecology
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Sterilization
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids and Hysteroscopic Services
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Pessaries
  • Section of General Gynecology
  • Treatment of Fibroids
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Urodynamic Studies
  • Urodynamic Testing
  • Urogynecology
View all 22 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding
  • Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Amenorrhea
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Bartholin Cyst
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Chlamydia Trachomatis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspareunia
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT)
  • Fibroid Tumor
  • Fibroids
  • Genital Warts
  • Gonorrhea
  • Herpes
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menstrual Irregularities
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Pain
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginitis
View all 26 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Summa Health System
Pelvic Surgery
Akron, OH USA

Residency - Medical College of Ohio Hospitals
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Toledo, OH USA

Internship - Medical College of Ohio Hospital
Toledo, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - Kent State University
Kent, OH USA


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialty Interests

General Gynecology, Urogynecology, Uterine and Vaginal Prolapse, Urinary Incontinence, Menopause Management, Laparoscopy, Alternatives to Hysterectomy, Menstrual Disorders, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Premenstrual Syndrome, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, Adolescent Gynecology, Contraception, Fibroids

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 3/4/2020, 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

111 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.5
Listens 4.1
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

I love my doctor

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Dr. Laplante and her nurse, Victory were very prompt and informative.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Victory, Dr. LaPlante's assistant, was amazing gentle and kind. My whole experience in the OBGYN department was wonderful!

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

I was seen by a medical student who was very nice of course the doctor was there during most of the exam which was the most friendly I have ever seen by her.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Dr.LaPlante was nice, knowledgeable, and gentle. she explained everything which calmed me down. I'd recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr. LaPlante is a knowledgeable physician, very competent and yet human. I look forward to my appointment with her. I have trust in her and that means alot in healthcare these days. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

I had an urgent need to see the Dr and they made every effort to get me in as soon as they could.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

I always have a good experience when visiting this office. The staff is always polite and attentive. Dr. Laplante is amazing and a very kind person.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

I cannot express how thankful I am for Dr. Laplante. I have experienced chronic pelvic pain along with a laundry list of other symptoms. Dr. Laplante took the time to provide and explain multiple treatment options and allowed me to ask all of my questions (which she answered thoroughly without seeming annoyed). I finally feel like I found a doctor who truly cares about helping me get my life back. She is very compassionate and actually listens to me. We need more doctors like Dr. Laplante and I will refer any woman I know to her. I will be a patient of hers for as long as she is practicing. Thank you Dr. Laplante for restoring my fight and my hope!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Dr. Laplante is a very caring doctor. she made me feel very comfortable during my annual examination.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

The Dr was excellent & very informative & understanding.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Dr. LaPlante is absolutely wonderful! She took her time, listened to me and helped me in more ways I ever expected.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Dr. LaPlante is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

I have a nice visit. I like my doctor, you can ask her any question and she will have a answer for without being rude.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

dr. laplant very good

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

u/a results posted timely and Dr. answered my question the next day!! Amazed at such quick response.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

I had never seen the doctor before and I had quite a bit of anxiety. She was amazing in every aspect. She took her time, walked me slowly through everything and I honestly cannot wait to see her again. Not many people can say that about their doctor, let alone their gynecologist.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Dr. LaPlante is very thorough.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

not close to home and all my friends live close to me Dr Laplante was great. She addressed all my concerns and was very professional. i will continue to use her as my doctor. this was my first visit with her..

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