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Dr. Richard Lazzaro, MD
Thoracic Surgeon, Surgeon
23 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Lazzaro, Thoracic Surgeon, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Lazzaro has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Lazzaro, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Lazzaro graduated from Albany Medical College. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2012 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2001 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly *


Dr. Lazzaro has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Maimonides Medical Center 
  • Lenox Hill Hospital 


  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Polish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Stephen Lazzaro MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard S. Lazzaro practice?
Dr. Richard Lazzaro has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Lazzaro practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Great Neck, NY and Brooklyn, NY.
See New York Cardiothoracic Surgeons.