Dr. Barry Losasso, MD

Dr. Barry Losasso, MD

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Dr. Barry Losasso, MD is a general surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1977 and specializes in general surgery, pediatric surgery, and more.Read his story

30 W Century Rd Ste 235

Paramus, NJ 07652

Contact Information

(760) 634-4090

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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
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more than 44% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 21% of peers
Appendicitis
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more than 20% of peers

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Dr. Losasso's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Losasso "Dr. Barry E. LoSasso is a board-certified pediatric surgeon who has performed over 900 Nuss Procedures to repair pectus excavatum (commonly known as sunken chest), on both children and adults. Dr. LoSasso trained with Dr. Donald Nuss (creator of the Nuss procedure) at the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughter in Norfolk, Virginia before developing his own successful Nuss program. In 2006, the program was awarded the "The Center of Excellence for Pectus Deformities", one of five centers of excellence in the United States, and the only one on the West Coast. In 2017, Dr. LoSasso relocated his practice to Paramus, New Jersey. Education: Yale University New Haven, Connecticut Bachelor of Science 1969 – 1973 Residencies: Babies Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center New York, New York Fellow, Pediatric Surgery July 1982 – June 1984 Cedars-Sinai, Medical Center at Los Angeles Resident III-V, General Surgery April 1980- June 1982 University of Southern California Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Resident, II, Research Follow April 1980 – June 1980 University of California at Los Angeles Resident II, Head and Neck Surgery 1979 – March 1980 University of California at Los Angeles Resident I, General Surgery 1978 – 1979 Positions Held: Director of the Center of Excellence for the Nuss Procedure 2006 to 2017 Rady Children's Hospital & Sharp Memorial Hospital Director of Trauma Services February 1998 to June 2006 Rady Children's Hospital and Health Center 3020 Children's Way, San Diego, California 92123 Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery January 1996 to December 2003 Rady Children's Hospital and Health Center 3020 Children's Way, San Diego, California 92123 Med Staff Executive Committee January 1996 to June 2006 Rady Children's Hospital and Health Center 3020 Children's Way, San Diego, California 92123 Academic Appointment: UCSD Medical Center 200 W. Arbor Drive San Diego, CA 92103 Certificates: ATLS Provider ATLS Instructor PALS Provider Honors & Awards: Physician Leadership Award in recognition of leadership in elevating Children's Trauma Program to preeminent status including treatment, prevention and research. Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA. November 0 1, 1999 Medical Assistance Program, Foreign Fellowship Recipient Mission Hospitals, India and Nepal March -June 1977 Foreign Exchange Fellowship Department of Medicine, St. Thomas Hospital London, England January -February 1977 National Science Foundation Summer Fellowship Roswell Park Memorial Institute Buffalo, New York 1976 Societies & Committees: Member of ACS California Committee on Trauma Member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma San Diego Medical Society San Diego Society of General Surgeons Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons Member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association Fellow of the American College of Surgeons Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics Other Accomplishments: As Director of Trauma Services Initial ACS Verification for Level One Trauma Center Program at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA 92123 was achieved in 2000. Recertification for ACS Level One Program was accomplished 2003 and 2006(twice) during Directorship. Specialized Training Studied with Professor Lewis Spitz in London, England to learn Spitz Procedure for Isolated Wide Gap Esophageal Atresia for 2 weeks at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, University College London in October 1998. Studied with John Foker, M.D. at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota to learn the Faker Procedure for Isolated Wide Gap Esophageal Atresia in April 2006. First Surgical Attending to train with Dr. Donald Nuss and learn Nuss Procedure 1999. Started pectus deformities services in 1999. Continued working with Dr. Nuss at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, VA in 2002 and 2006. Dr. Nuss visited Rady Children's Hospital in 2004 to work with me in San Diego, Ca."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Losasso "To restore and sustain the lives of children. To enhance the health and well-being of adults."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Colonic Atresia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hernia
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Vascular Disease

11  Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bowel Reconstruction Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (Nuss Procedure Training)
    Other Education | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • West Coast Center of Excellence for Pectus Deformities, 2006
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Losasso's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Losasso to family and friends
31 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Losasso's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Losasso team was incredible including Valley hospital. Everything was done perfect and very professional. I would highly recommend this team. They corrected my sons chest and with very little pain. Thank you for a great job done.
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Wonderful man and doctor. Took his time to answer my laundry list of questions and explain my 3week old baby's condition and care. Great at giving patient comfort in difficult circumstances and clearly compassionate towards his Patient's needs. I couldn't ask for a better surgeon to operate on my...more
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He is a true gem! Impeccable bedside manner!
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Dr. LoSasso is an amazing surgeon, probably the best Nuss surgeon in North America. I had originally received the Nuss Procedure from an inexperienced surgeon who had no clue what he was doing and completely botched my Nuss Procedure. It was so bad that I had to get it done again by Dr. LoSasso who...more
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Dr. LoSasso is a kind and caring physician with years of experience. I am a 50 year-old patient with severe pectus excavatum (Haller index of 7.6). I chose The West Coast Center of Excellence because Dr. LoSasso has performed nearly 700 PE surgeries. I had two titanium bars installed and am three...more
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