Dr. Laura Sznyter, MD

Dr. Laura Sznyter, MD

Endocrine Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Laura Sznyter, MD is an endocrine surgery specialist in New Hyde Park, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in endocrine surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read her story

410 Lakeville Rd Ste 310

New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 7 More

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Dr. Sznyter's Experience

Dr. Sznyter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrine Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Sznyter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sznyter "Laura A. Sznyter, MD is a board certified general surgeon with fellowship training in Endocrine Surgery specializing in thyroid, parathyroid, breast and melanoma surgery. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Sznyter completed her internship and residency in general surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. She was selected to remain as the Assistant to the Surgeon in Chief and completed additional training in Endocrine Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sznyter "Dr. Sznyter provides expert care to her patients with benign and malignant tumors of the thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, breast and skin with compassion and understanding.

As an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Dr. Sznyter is involve in the training of future physicians.  She has published in peer reviewed journals on treatment of parathyroid and thyroid diseases.  She has presented at national meetings on minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, thyroid cancer, minimizing complications after thyroid surgery and breast cancer. 

Dr. Sznyter has been a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society since 1992 and holds memberships in many professional organizations including American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, New York Head and Neck Institute, Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Breast Surgeons and is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. "

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4  Specialties

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

82  Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lipomas
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

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.


  • Mit
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital Harvard University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital Harvard University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Brigham & Women's Hosp-Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sznyter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sznyter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sznyter to family and friends
24 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Sznyter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Sznyter is a caring wonderful surgeon. She removed my thyroid and she was fantastic in all aspects of the process. Highly recommenced her if you have thyroid problems. Thanks again Dr Sznyter. Alex Giovanelli
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Dr Sznyter was excellent. Nashe took her time ,was very reassuring and explained everything. The surgery was easier than I thought and recovery was quick. I would recommend Dr Sznyter anytime. Thank you.
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Excellent bedside manner. Compassionate and caring. Dr. Sznyter performed my lumpectomy with minimal scarring. I had very little downtime and discomfort.
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