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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(9)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Lettera, Thoracic Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Lettera has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
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Promptness 4.2
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 3.9
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Spends Time with Me 3.9
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Follows Up After Visit 4.0
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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.

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

Affiliations

Dr. Lettera has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • St Vincent's Medical Center 
  • Norwalk Hospital Association 

Languages

  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James 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 Lettera practice?
Dr. James Lettera has 3 office locations.
Dr. James Lettera practices Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Vascular Surgery near Fairfield, CT.
Additional practice locations include: Shelton, CT and Norwalk, CT.
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