Dr. Laura A. Sznyter, MD

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Dr. Laura A. Sznyter, MD

Endocrine Surgery | Female

Long Island Surgical Specialist 410 Lakeville Rd Ste 310, New Hyde Park, NY 11042 Get Directions
(516) 437-1111

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Dr. Sznyter provides expert care to her patients with benign and malignant tumors of the thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, breast...Read more

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Laura A. Sznyter, MD is a board certified general surgeon with fellowship training in Endocrine Surgery specializing in thyroid, parathyroid,...Read more

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in Huntington, NY |
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.
in Queens, NY |
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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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Sznyter says..

Dr. Sznyter specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, breast and skin. These include primary, secondary and tertiary  hyperparathyroidism, grave's disease, multinodular goiters, atypical thyroid nodules, thyroid cancers, breast cancers and melanoma.  She has expertise in minimally invasive parathyroidectomy with intraoperative PTH monitoring, Ultrasound guided Biopsies, thyroid surgery with lymph node dissections, and sentinel lymph node biopsy. 

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  • Acute Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

Procedures Performed

  • 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

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Brigham and Womens Hospital Harvard University

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Brigham and Womens Hospital Harvard University

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Brigham & Women's Hosp-Harvard Med Sch

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Mit

    Graduated in 1986

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Endocrine Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Sznyter's Office & Staff

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Dr. Sznyter says...

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.

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Dr. Sznyter's Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Sznyter says...

Dr. Sznyter specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, breast and skin. These include primary, secondary and tertiary  hyperparathyroidism, grave's disease, multinodular goiters, atypical thyroid nodules, thyroid cancers, breast cancers and melanoma.  She has expertise in minimally invasive parathyroidectomy with intraoperative PTH monitoring, Ultrasound guided Biopsies, thyroid surgery with lymph node dissections, and sentinel lymph node biopsy.