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About Dr. Kevin W Lanighan

Dr. Kevin W Lanighan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in East Amherst, NY. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, Surgery of the Hand and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Lanighan is affiliated with Eastern Niagara Hospital - Lockport campus. Dr. Lanighan has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

43 Ratings with 18 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kevin W Lanighan is Good. Dr. Kevin W Lanighan has been rated by 43 patients. From those 43 patients 18 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Kevin W Lanighan is 3.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Northtowns Orthopedics PC

8750 Transit Rd Ste 105
East Amherst, NY 14051
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Specialties

Dr. Kevin W Lanighan has the following 3 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand
  • Surgery of the Hand

    Hand surgeons are certified surgeons who are also experts in the function and structure of your wrists, hands and forearms. This allows them to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel, trigger finger and tennis elbow, most of which tend to result from repetitive and excessive use of the corresponding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
    Hand surgeons also commonly work with patients who have fractures or broken bones from any kind of accident. If you're experiencing any kind of general pain in your hand, wrist or forearm that isn’t going away, a hand surgeon is probably your best resource.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Wrist Injury
  • Trigger Finger Disorder
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Wrist Fracture (Colles Fracture)
  • Wrist Fracture (Radius Fractures)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

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Reviews

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Waited for nothing

Had to wait over an hour and a half past my scheduled appointment time only for Dr. Lanighan to give a dismissive diagnosis in 2 minutes without even performing any kind of real examination. Keep in mind it was Northtowns Orthopedics that had me make the appointment with Dr. Lanighan in the first place after I visited their after hours clinic at the request of my primary doctor. Guess they just wanted to milk it for whatever they could get.

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Five Stars

Doctor and his staff are very knowledgeable, courteous, prompt, and very interested in resolving your concerns.

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One Star

I had a simple cyst on my top knuckle of my ring finger. I was told the Dr. could cut it out. So the Dr. attemped to cut it out but he cut from my kuckle right up through my nail to my finger tip (vertical). I did not know he was going to cut me this was. When he was done he said "I hope I saved your nail". Well he didn't save my nail. I am a working women and my hands are always on display. I am sooo upset that he did this to me, I have to hide my hand all the time, as i have a line that goes right down my nail bed and the nail now is deformed and the nail does not grow. BTW i went to another Dr. and he said to me ," why would he cut you this way?", He said, he should have cut it horizontally. I would never, ever go back to him...Who does this to someone....Run

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One Star

Not once did he himself check out my break or its severity, he only examined the x-rays. Kevin also decided not to place a cast on my break immedietley which left me in a large deal of pain until he could get me back in. Would not recommend this man he has no empathy for his patient.

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Rude, arrogant, demeaning

Never and I mean never will I return - not even to get the stitches out. Had trigger finger surgery. Wrapped me up and sent me out to reception (home) only to have my wound spirting blood everywhere. Banged on reception window and the girl called to the back - nurse came out (friendly) and brought me back. Told me Lanighan made incision a little to big. Told to take Tylenol and ibuprofen for pain. Three days later hand in more pain - called. Insisted I come in. Waited 1 hr 45 min. Didn't even engage me in conversation before he barged in and said there is nothing wrong. Then accused me of pill seeking. Some woman left the office and returned to announce I had a prescription for Tramadol filled 3 months prior. What this had to do with anything was beyond me. He belittled and told me I was not in pain. I work in law enforcement and require full use of my hand. He caught me - my whole plan was to have unneeded surgery, wait three days, call the office just to get my hands on some pain Meds. My hand still hurts. Never in my life!!!

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Lanighan is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Union Memorial Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Kevin W Lanighan accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
  • Independent Health
    • Independent Health Encompass HMO
    • Independent Health FlexFit HMO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Preferred PPO
    • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Northtowns Orthopedics PC, 8750 Transit Rd Ste 105, East Amherst, NY

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