Jennifer LaBonte, M.D.
"As a family physician, I enjoy building relationships by caring for several members of the same family. Understanding a patient’s family dynamics often affords incredible insight into medical issues and how to best address them."
Dr. Jennifer LaBonte practices Family Medicine at the Shore Drive location of Saint Vincent Medical Group in Worcester. Her approach focuses on getting to know patients and building lasting relationships with them, with a goal of creating a healthier community.
Dr. LaBonte strives to improve quality of life for patients by working with them to set and achieve goals based on their individual needs. “I serve as my patients’ partner and advisor in health matters. I respect that everyone is at a different place in regards to their health, so I like to spend ample time talking with patients, listening to their concerns and viewpoints to assist them in overcoming barriers to living a healthy life.”
Having lived and worked in the Worcester area for nearly 20 years, Dr. LaBonte’s dedication to a healthy lifestyle is evident in her role with local youth organizations, where she works to improve nutrition and promote exercise in the community. “I feel strongly about promoting exercise and youth sports activities to the community in the fight against the rise in juvenile diseases such as obesity, hypertension and type 2 diabetes.”
Dr. LaBonte joins Saint Vincent Medical Group from UMass Memorial Medical Group in Worcester, Massachusetts. She completed her residency at the University of Massachusetts Family Medicine Program in Worcester, Massachusetts and earned her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts, where she continues to serve as a faculty advisor and preceptor for current students.