Dr. J. Patrick Lavo, MD

Born in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in Texas, John Patrick Lavo, MD, attended Baylor University (Sic 'Em Bears!) for his undergraduate education where he obtained a bachelor's degree in economics. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, which he completed in May of 2015. Dr. Lavo went on to complete a residency in otolaryngology at LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. During his residency, Dr. Lavo fell in love with northwest Louisiana and decided to make it his home, joining the staff of Willis Knighton after his training.

Dr. Lavo's practice covers the majority of traditional ENT practice, including sinus and allergy, pediatrics (including chronic ear infections and tonsillitis), otology and ear disorders, voice and swallow dysfunction, and hypoglossal nerve stimulator for sleep medicine.

When not at work, Dr. Lavo enjoys tinkering with new electronic tech and cooking with his wife.

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