Dr. John R. LaFrentz

John R. LaFrentz

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. John LaFrentz has been a physician with Huntsville Ear, Nose, and Throat Physicians since 2003. He received a Bachelor of Science with Honors from the University of Florida in 1990. After earning his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1994, Dr. LaFrentz completed a general surgery internship at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. His residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery was performed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He served as a Major in the Medical Corps of the United States Army distinguishing himself as recipient of the U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal.

Dr. LaFrentz is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. For the last decade, he has served in leadership positions at Crestwood Medical Center including Chief of Staff. His practice encompasses all areas of general otolaryngology with surgical interests in both pediatric and adult otolaryngology including but not limited to tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, advanced techniques in sinus and nasal surgery, and surgery of the thyroid/parathyroid.

Professional Affiliations

See Dr. LaFrentz'profile on the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery website