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Thoracic Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon
34 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Lettera, Thoracic Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon is Good. Dr. Lettera has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 3.4
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Lettera, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Ichthyosis
  • Kidney Dialysis (Renal Dialysis)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Stroke
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Venous Insufficiency

Education & Awards

Dr. Lettera graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2003 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011, 2013 - 2014)


Dr. Lettera has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • St Vincent's Medical Center 
  • Norwalk Hospital Association 


  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James V Lettera MD is a male Vascular Surgeon, has 34 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. James V. Lettera practice?
Dr. James Lettera has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Lettera practices Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Vascular Surgery near Fairfield, CT.
Additional practice locations include: Shelton, CT.
See Fairfield Cardiothoracic Surgeons and Fairfield Surgeons.