Marla Lafikes, M.D.
Marla Lafikes, M.D., is a family practice physician who sees patients of all ages, but really enjoys women’s and children’s health. She earned her Medical Degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield in 2008. She completed her family medicine residency at Deaconess Family Practice Residency Center in Evansville, IN in June 2011. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Lafikes is from Collinsville, IL, in the metro east area; therefore, will not be located too far from her family members who still reside in and near the Collinsville area.
Dr. Lafikes said, “I am excited be part of a great group of intelligent, well-respected community physicians and be part of a team that provides family-oriented care to the community, as well as working directly with a supportive and helpful clinic staff at Horizon Healthcare.”
“I enjoy continuity of care from newborns to the elderly, which is why I chose family medicine because it encompasses everything I wish to do as a physician. As a female provider, I enjoy helping women with their health. I think that I will aid in enhancing the women's healthcare services already offered and help focus on prevention and wellness,” stated Dr. Lafikes.
Dr. Lafikes resides in Fairfield area with her husband, Jon, and their daughter, Addilyn (Addie).