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Suzanne LaForte

Suzanne LaForte, MD UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Pediatrics - General
    Primary Care
    Languages: English
    Spanish
  • UTMB Health Pediatric Primary Care, PCP Galveston
    UTMB Health Pediatric Primary Care, Galveston
    • 6416 Broadway Street
      Galveston, TX 77551
    • Phone: (409) 772-3695
    • Fax: (409) 772-3680
  • Dr. Suzanne C. LaForte joined UTMB Pediatrics as faculty in 1998. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She received her doctorate and completed her residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, TX.

    Dr. LaForte has a special interest in childhood literacy and is medical director for Reach Out and Read and Island Pediatrics Book Club literacy programs.

    In addition to serving in in the School Health Advisory Committee, Dr. LaForte has many teaching responsibilities at UTMB in Galveston, TX.

    Dr. LaForte sees general pediatric patients.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, MD, 1994

    Internships:

    Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1996

    Residencies:

    Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1997


    Certifications:

    American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

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