Dr. Charles La Punzina, MD

Dr. Charles La Punzina, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Charles La Punzina, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.

9413 Flatlands Ave Ste E2

Brooklyn, NY 11236

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 10 More

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Dr. La Punzina's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. La Punzina performs Lung Surgery more than 51% of his peers

Dr. La Punzina performs this procedure more than 51% of his peers

Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. La Punzina treats Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) more than 45% of his peers

Dr. La Punzina treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. La Punzina performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 41% of his peers

Dr. La Punzina performs this procedure more than 41% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy

Dr. La Punzina's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Laparotomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mitral Valve Disease
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Segmentectomy, Open
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Thyroid Cancer
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Vulvar Cancer

About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles La Punzina, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Brooklyn Regl Program Cts SUNY Downstate
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1997
    Westchester Co Med Center Ny Med College
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1992
    Westchester Co Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School
    1991

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Locations

OBH Surgical Associates

2
  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna Test
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
GHI
GHI EPO
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) HMO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
HealthFirst
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Consumer Option Nationwide HDHP
Standard Nationwide Standard
Value Plan Nationwide Basic
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Managed Care
Medicaid HMO
Medicare
Blue Choice 65
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Neighborhood Health Plan Commonwealth Choice
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO