Dr. Christopher La Mendola, MD

Dr. Christopher La Mendola, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 60
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Dr. Christopher La Mendola, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in West Islip, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1111 Montauk Hwy

West Islip, NY 11795

Contact Information

(631) 376-6185

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. La Mendola's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. La Mendola performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 78% of his peers

Dr. La Mendola performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. La Mendola performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 69% of his peers

Dr. La Mendola performs this procedure more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Heart Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. La Mendola performs Heart Surgery more than 69% of his peers

Dr. La Mendola performs this procedure more than 69% of his peers

Dr. La Mendola's conditions and procedures:

Ablation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm of Heart
Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Septal Defect
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
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
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Mini-Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Revascularization Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aneurysm
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher La Mendola, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in West Islip, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1994
New York University School Of Med
Fellowship Hospital
1992
New York University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1986
New York University School Of Med
Internship Hospital
1985
Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
1992
1986
1985

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I had valve replacement done.Dr lamendola goes above and beyond for his patients. His whole team is awesome. He saved my life ??
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Dr La Mendola consulted at the hospital when my husband needed an Aortic Valve & had a blockage. He spoke with us in plain terms, calmly reassured the whole family about what exactly he was going to do & about how long it would take. My husband stayed in the hospital longer with complications &...Read More
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When Dr. LaMendola spoke to me and my wife about the bypass surgery I needed, he was very reassuring and made us feel very comfortable with the situation; I felt confident that everything would come out well (and it did!). I would not hesitate to highly recommend him (and his staff) to anyone...Read More
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Locations

Cardiothoracic Surgery Assoc

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  • 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
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BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO

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