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Annual Pap Smear / GYN Exam
3250 Westchester Street, Suite 112, Bronx, NY, 10461

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Dr. Jennifer Lafontant, MD is a board certified obstetrician/gynecologist in Bronx, New York. Dr. Lafontant recieved her medical degree at the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences in Jamaica. Dr. Lafontant later on completed her residency in Obstretrics and Gynecology at Saint Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center and Memorial hospital. Dr. Lafontant also did and internship in General Surgery at Morristown Memorial Hospital.

"I now have a large private practice and focus on catering to women and their complete health care."

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Very to the point very busy office

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The doctor seem to be insightful but did not speak with you to tell you what was wrong with you

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Dr. Lafontant is an awesome physician who goes above and beyond to make sure that the overall health of her patients are evaluated. She's an OB/GYN but she made sure that I had every test done to make sure that before my husband and I discussed conception my body would be able to get pregnant, stay pregnant and maintain a pregnancy. After years of seeing a fertility specialist, she has done more for me than he ever did and I've only been her patient for 3 short months. She's awesome....schedule your appointment, arrive early, bring cash for your copay and you'll not regret. Wait time can be a bit much, but that should tell you that she's good at what she does. Alleviate the wait and come before the office opens or towards the afternoon time after the rush is over. Her office staff has always been very nice and professional towards me. They keep the patients engaged and I, personally, have not heard any gossip amongst them.

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I think she goes above and beyond when taking tests to rule out everything that could be affecting your health.

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Doctor....when I finally saw her 3hours later, was genuine, warm,kind and friendly. She was VERY thorough and seems to take a preventative and holistic approach to Women's health. Hey there 2hours before scheduled appointment and charge up your mobile device for web browsing/texting while you wait.

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If you have time to waste, this is the OB-Gyn to go to. Waited over 2 hours, tightly/overly packed, and the waiting area smelled like cigarettes. I did not feel comfortable whatsoever when I finally had contact with the doctors.

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The staff was very professional and guided me to the next phase of the appointment.

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Excellent Dr.! She was so friendly and attentive. Other Drs. Had me go to several places for different exams, but she did everything in the same office. I pray she helps with my fertility issues. Time will tell....

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Great and very nice person.

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The service here is horrible! Very unprofessional. The staff sits there and gossips and doesn't even do their job! I had a 10a appointment and waited a whole hour before someone even called my name. Absolutely ridiculous. I would never recommend this place. Plus it doesn't even look that sanitary inside.

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Don't do it. The doctor called in sick after I had been waiting 20 min. They also only take cash for the co-pay. What?!?! The front desk were more into gossiping then they were welcoming. Try another doctor.

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Even tho the wait was long I'm far from upset. She took her time and asked every vital question and tested for everything possible. She is thorough and is the doctor I truly need.

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She really didn't speak much, seem nice, I was well taking care of. The nurses was gossiping to much. Made me a lil uncomfortable when they came in room when the dr examined me. Other then that it was a ok visit

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The wait time at this clinic is insane. The office is also very disorganized and dirty. I only recommend going to this clinic if you you really need to be seen the day of, or over a weekend.

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There are no "appointment" times. Apparently you make one but then end up waiting about 2 hours. The doctor was no where to be found but apparently this is how she functions. She lets the patients build up and then shows up 3 hours after her appointments are to begin. I waited 2 hours to then be told I still had people ahead of me since it's more of a "first come, first serve" basis. Unreal. I won't be going back.

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Long wait for minimal visit. Didn't feel like I actually had a full check up

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Terrible not only was I charged out of network for lab work( cause this office uses a NJ lab) , charged for my own medical reports , charged for bogus test, and still no answers ....Waited hours ....Staff is unprofessional, Doctor is unprofessional. I would never recommend this office. Unless you want to be over charged for horrible services.

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The nurses and Doctor Lafontant were very kind and accommodating. Their friendly attitudes helped me relax and made the entire process comfortable for me. I definitely recommend it

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Its Always A Pleasure Going To See Her. Great Doctor With Professional Staff.

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Dr. Lafontant took care of me and answered my questions. Unfortunately, the overall office ambiance is so bad that I don't want to return to this office again. The staff was very unprofessional, the doctor was professional and courteous with me but there was constant bickering between other staff and doctors and Dr. Lafontant in front of other patients. The office was cramped and odd inside.

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Excellent gyn but the wait is excessive to say the least.

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I don't usually write reviews but I have to write one for this visit because it was completely horrendous. My visit to this clinic was my absolute worst experience seeing a doctor. I do not recommend that anyone go to this clinic. I had an appointment for 10:00 am and did not get seen until 1:00 pm and I was only seen because I asked for my cash back, at which point they opened a room for me to be seen. Once the doctor came in she offered me an apology but never once looked me in the eye. I went in because I was having trouble with my birth control and without knowing my medical history the doctor just said that I could only do the depo shot without telling me the side effects or what my other options were. The staff was not friendly and no one bothered to tell me what they were going to do to me or explain anything. The receptionist out front caught an attitude any time I asked how long I would be waiting or how many people were in front of me. The phlebotomist bruised me. The medical assistants were impersonal and very cold. Once I was the done I sat and waited to talk to the doctor and she said that she could not give me any information until she had all my labs even though she had 3 sonograms and the only thing missing was my blood work. Overall I am very unhappy and I will not be returning. The people at this clinic really need to learn proper bedside manner.

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I booked my appointment through ZocDoc a week in advance for birth control consultation. However when I showed up, the medical office had no record of my appointment. The receptionist seemed mad about it and had an attitude. I paid my copay, blood pressure checked, vitals, etc and met with the doctor for the consultation. We sat a spoke and then she told me to change into the gown for a Pap smear. I again had to explain the reason for my visit. I was advised that she needed some blood work and a circulation test before prescribing me the birth control. Ok no problem. I go through the testing and get my blood drawn and make an appointment for a follow up appointment the following week. Now I get a bill from a lab for tests that were done. Why???? I have insurance that is active and in good standing. I've never had any insurance problems let alone an outstanding bill. So made an appointment for birth control. I have a huge headache and still no birth control to help with menstrual cramps. Not happy.

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I have seen her twice. The first time there was a 2.5 hour wait. I was moved to a patient room for 40 minutes where I over heard her giving a herpies diagnosis to a patient next door. She was not very professional. My second visit, she was late to work. I once again did not see her on time. I kept being told to wait, until I finally got seen at 11:30 for my 9:30 appointment. She wasn't prepared to speak to me about my health records, and rushed me through them. She was not informed and once again unprofessional. I've decided to take my healthcare else where due to her lack of interest in my health and unprofessionalism.

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Dr Lafontant was very professional and knowledgeable..I was very comfortable with my first visit and she even gave me a welcome gift for being a new patient.

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she is very knowledgeable and makes u feel comfortable with your visit.

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Won`t go back. 2 hours and 45 minutes waiting to be seen, I was skip twice over other patients, learned this by staff speaking to each other.

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Was ok. Could be better

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Great! I'd advise any woman to see this lady doctor. I don't care how long I have to sit in the waiting room to see her, it's worth the wait.

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very nice staff

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I was at the office for a little over 5 hours. I got there an hour before my appointed time, took about 1.5 after my scheduled time to be called. Then I had to wait for a sonogram or something. Actual time with a doctor or assistant was no more than 40 min. Doctor was great, but wait time sucked.

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bad waiting time, don't even bother.

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Polite and very helpful, very accommodating

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Wait time was long but it's a small office...first time with Dr Lafontant and she made me feel comfortable and was knowledgeable about what was going on with my body....she even gave me a complimentary gift for becoming a new patient ;)

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Except for the waiting every thong was good. Got thereat 10:45 am for an 11 AM appointment. Was not called in until 12:30 PM. Then waited in the exam room until 1 PM till the doctor came in. She was very apologetic when I verbalize my long waiting.

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The wait time is ridiculous. Be prepared to spend your day there.

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I think that after such a long wait time, its not professional for her to only actually see you for 5 minutes as if she is in a rush. She is pleasant but should talk to the patient more. I was there from 10:00am until 2:30pm. I want to give her a chance so I will try to see how it goes on next appointment.

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The doctor was sweet, but short. The nurses were rude and had no sense of urgency. The lab tech Christina was very rude, with an attitude the entire time. The visit was not inviting and the facility was messy and out dated.

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Very warm and inviting! Her staff was super sweet and i felt extrememly comfortable. I didn't feel like i was being a bother to anyone and i felt like the staff truely cared about all my concerns as a first time expectant mother

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At First I was skeptical about going or being there after all the reviews I read online. I'm so Glad I didn't go by what I read. The staff and the doctor were very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I walked out with no regrets.

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