Dr. Francisco Laplaza, MD

Dr. Francisco Laplaza, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Francisco Laplaza, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New Hyde Park, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University De Navarra Faculty De Med Pamplona Spain in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and pediatric orthopedic surgery.

7 Vermont Dr

New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Fracture Treatment
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more than 81% of peers
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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more than 79% of peers
Fracture
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more than 70% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Laplaza does not have any board certifications listed.

59  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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33  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • University De Navarra Faculty De Med Pamplona Spain
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Laplaza has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Laplaza has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Laplaza's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laplaza to family and friends
23 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Laplaza's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Very rude doctor, my worst experience ever, he didn't care about my son he didn't even ask my son how he was feeling, my son was with a lot of pain and he didn't sent anything for his pain, believe me don't waste your time with this doctor, worst doctor l ever seen in my whole life .
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After waiting an hour and a half with our 1yr old, Dr Laplaza came to the exam room impatient, dismissive, and uninterested. Very rude man. I would not recommend him for an adult much less a child.
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Rude, dismissive, unpleasant all around. This is supposed to be a pediatric specialist - ha!! could've fooled me
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Dr. La Plaza has taken care of my grandson, who has Special Needs, and made Matt very comfortable, unafraid, and HAPPY to go to Dr. La Plaza for his broken humerus !! I think he is a caring, patient and excellent orthopedist!
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Dr. La Plaza is very rude. I had my son X rayed before going to Cohen Children's hospital. He had an issue with only one of his hips. Dr La Plaza decided he wanted to put screws in both hips. I said no to the two hips. I asked about the one hip was there any other methods that were not invasive to...more
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