Skip to main content
Stephen Laga, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Springdale, AR

StephenFrancisLagaMDFACS FACC FACP

Thoracic Surgery Springdale, AR

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Laga is on Doximity

As a Doximity member you'll join over two million verified healthcare professionals in a private, secure network.

  • Connect with other colleagues in the same hospital or clinic
  • Search all U.S. specialist profiles and refer a patient
  • Read the latest clinical news and earn CME/CEU credits

See Dr. Laga's full profile

Already have an account?

Summary

  • Dr. Stephen Laga is a thoracic surgeon in Joplin, Missouri and is currently affiliated with Freeman Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and has been in practice 38 years. He specializes in adult cardiac surgery, aortic surgery, and cardiovascular surgery and is experienced in cerebrovascular disease, adult general thoracic surgery, aortic surgery, thoracic endovascular aortic anuerysm repair, and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

Education & Training

  • Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine
    Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1989 - 1991
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Rush University Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 1981 - 1985
  • Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine  Science
    Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine ScienceInternship, Surgery, 1980 - 1981
  • St Louis University School of Medicine
    St Louis University School of MedicineInternship, Transitional Year, 1979 - 1980
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Saint Louis University School of MedicineClass of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1980 - 2026
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2014 - 2026
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2015 - 2025
  • NV State Medical License
    NV State Medical License 2019 - 2025
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1989 - 2025
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2014 - 2025
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2019 - 2025
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Join now to see all

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • West Suburban Living Magazine Castle Connolly, 2014
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Intergy EHR, Greenway Health, LLC, 2011