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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

5.0
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(18)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Lazzaro, Thoracic Surgeon, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Lazzaro has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
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Promptness 4.5
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedures
  • Thymus Tumor (Thymoma)
  • Video-Assisted Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Lazzaro graduated from Albany Medical College. He has 6 awards.

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 Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly *

Affiliations

Dr. Lazzaro has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • North Shore University Hospital 

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Polish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard S 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 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Lazzaro practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near New York, NY.
See New York Cardiothoracic Surgeons.