Dr. Richard Lazzaro, Doctor
  • Doctor
  • General Surgery · Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Richard Lazzaro

4.8

  • Titles & Designations: MD

  • Years of Experience: …

  • Gender: Male

  • Age: 53

Specialties

Specialties

General Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Achalasia

Aneurysm

Aortic Stenosis

Aortic Valve Regurgitation

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Flutter

Benign Tumor

Cancer

Cardiomegaly

Congenital Heart Defects

Empyema

Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal Diseases

Esophageal Motility Disorders

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Head and Neck Cancer

Heart Disease

Hiatal Hernia

Lung Cancer

Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant

Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant

Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant

Mitral Valve Regurgitation

Mitral Valve Stenosis

Myasthenia Gravis

Neuroendocrine Tumors

Pericardial Disease

Pleura Cancer

Pleural Cancer

Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant

Primary Hyperhidrosis

Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation

Pulmonary Disease

Pulmonary Embolism

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thrombosis

Thymomas

Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage

Bronchoscopy

Decortication and Pleurectomy

Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance

Esophageal Surgery

Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)

Esophagomyotomy

Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance

Esophagostomy

Excision of Esophageal Lesion

Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis

Head and Neck Surgery

Heart Surgery

Heller Myotomy

Hernia Repair

Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy

Incision and Removal of Foreign Object

Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery

Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure

Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance

Lobectomy, Open

Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open

Lung Removal, Open

Lung Surgery

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision

Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance

Mediastinoscopy

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Nerve Block, Sympathetic

Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting

Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance

Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair

Open Thymectomy

Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance

Port Placements or Replacements

Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia

Thoracentesis

Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance

Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance

Thoracoscopic Lobectomy

Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance

Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy

Thoracoscopic Thymectomy

Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection

Tracheal Surgery

Ultrasound, Endobronchial

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery

da Vinci® Lobectomy

da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

About Dr. Richard Lazzaro

  • No Sanctions

  • No Board Actions

  • No Malpractice Claims

Languages

English, Spanish

Biography

Unspecified

Treatment Approach

Unspecified

Education

Albany Medical College

Medical School

1988

North Shore University Hospital

Internship Hospital

1989

North Shore University Hospital

Residency Hospital

1994

University of Pittsburgh-Presbyterian Shadyside

Fellowship Hospital

1997

Union College-Six Year Biomedical Education Program

Undergraduate School

1986

Board Certifications

General Surgery

American Board of Medical Specialties

Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Publications & Research

Unspecified

Awards & Recognition

New York Magazine Best Doctors, 2012

New York Magazine Best Doctors, 2003

America's Top Surgeons Consumers' Research Council of America, 2010 - Pre

America's Top Doctors, 2012

New York Magazine Best Doctors, 2011

Castle Connolly New York Metro Area Top Doctors, 2000 - 201

Memberships

Unspecified

Associated Practices & Hospitals

Richard Stephen Lazzaro MD

Medical Practice

Richard Stephen Lazzaro MD

Medical Practice

Insurance

Aetna

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Card PPO

Cigna

Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access

EmblemHealth

GHI PPO

First Health (Coventry Health Care)

First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Humana

Choice Care PPO

MultiPlan

MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

MVP Health Care

MVP Health Care PPO

Oxford Health Plans

Freedom Plan

UnitedHealthCare

Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

HealthFirst

Ratings & Reviews

Average Rating

4.8

Personal Performance

Time Well Spent

5.0

Trustworthiness

5.0

Answers Questions

5.0

Explains Conditions

5.0

Staff & Office

Office Env

5.0

Scheduling

5.0

Friendliness

5.0

Avg Wait Time

10 to 15 minutes

Dr. Richard Lazzaro

4.8