Dr. Barry Losasso, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 71

General Surgery

Dr. Barry Losasso, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in New York, NY and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Florida in 1977. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Englewood Hospital And Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Barry Losasso, MD

Nyc Health Hospitals Harlem

506 Malcolm X Blvd New York, NY 10037
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I had a terrific experience and felt I was in excellent hands the whole way through.
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SL – Jul 15, 2021
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I can't even begin to explain how grateful I am for my surgery. I went most of my life without pectus excavatum and then one year it just started getting noticeably worse. I became self conscious of it and preferred to wear a shirt at all times to avoid questions. My family found my amazing surgeon when we were watching a show that he had been a guest on, to help with a nuss procedure. After watching the show we looked him up and made an appointment. The way he explained how the whole procedure and healing process would go made me so happy because after just a few months I could have a completely normal chest and be able walk freely and proudly without a shirt. After going through the surgery and completely healing I can say it was well worth it. There is no better surgeon than Dr. LoSasso for a nuss procedure and if you have pectus excavatum I highly suggest you pay him a visit. -Michael Liparoto (15 years old)
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Michael Liparoto (December 2019) – Jun 16, 2020
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I went their he answered all my questions I was scared but before I knew it, I was under anesthesia and wolk up, he removed my appendix and made my visit very easy and quick.
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Anthony Massari – Nov 29, 2019
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Doctor Losasso is a complete professional with outstanding bedside manner. He takes the time to explain everything in detail, go over everything so you understand and answers all of your questions. Doctor Losasso keeps to his word for timeframes and gives you his feelings and opinions as if he was you. I hope others will recognize the outstanding work and dedication Doctor Losasso puts in daily as he deserves it, we thank him for everything!
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May 19, 2019
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I would highly recommend Dr. Losasso!
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May 06, 2019
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Dr Barry is one of the best surgeon not only in the US but the world. My husband had one of the most complicated pectus excavatum case and Dr Barry was the only true expert in the field that we can trust to perform the surgery.He did my husband nuss surgery 3 years ago and his chest look wonderful. And just today he removed the bars in an easy and smooth surgery.He's a true gem, very confident and professional.Thank you Dr for an amazing experience and keep making a difference in this world!
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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  • Explained conditions well
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Sarah F – Oct 27, 2018
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I cannot recommend Dr. Losasso enough. He is incredibly competent - a true expert in his field, and he is also warm, caring, and has wonderful bedside manner. He takes the time to explain everything and we never felt rushed. He inserted my daughter's bar in San Diego and removed it in New Jersey. Both experiences were smooth and all the nurses and assistants we worked with in both locations were friendly and excellent too. I was able to get our insurance to cover the cost as in-network as well.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Meghan in Cardiff by the Sea, CA – Sep 28, 2018
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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David in New Jersey – Feb 14, 2018
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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 child.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Palisades Park, NJ – Dec 10, 2016
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He is a true gem! Impeccable bedside manner!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Lyubman in Ridgewood, NJ – Dec 10, 2016
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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 fixed me and did an amazing job on my surgery. My chest is now beautifully flat and I can finally breathe! I feel like a weight has been lifted off of my chest and am a new person. Thanks Dr. LoSasso!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Tyler O. in La Mesa, CA – Nov 17, 2016
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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 weeks post-op with virtually zero pain. In fact, Bending the bars is an art form and I credit the low pain to Dr. LoSasso's work ethic and skill set. I recommend him without hesitation.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Neil N. in Juneau, AK – Mar 30, 2016
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I'm forever grateful for Dr Barry LoSasso he did an excellent job correcting my PE. My baller index was 5.6. His staff was excellent at explaining everything, I'm 3 mo post and doing well. He is the best PE Doctor in the west coast!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Caroline in Salinas, CA – Feb 10, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

To restore and sustain the lives of children. To enhance the health and well-being of adults.

Biography

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...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

1998
Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (Nuss Procedure Training)
1984
Pediatric Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Cedars Sinai Med Center
Residency Hospital
1978
UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1977
University of Florida
Medical School
1977
University of Florida College of Medicine
Medical School
1973
Yale University
Undergraduate School
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Awards

  • West Coast Center of Excellence for Pectus Deformities, 2006

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What are Dr. Barry Losasso, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Losasso frequently treats Appendicitis, Abdominal Disorders, and Abscess. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Losasso treats.

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Dr. Losasso's office is located at 506 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10037. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Losasso's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendicitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Losasso treats Appendicitis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Losasso treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Dr. Losasso's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonic Atresia
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Vascular Disease

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Nyc Health Hospitals Harlem506 Malcolm X Blvd New York, NY 10037
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