Dr. Lisa Sammaritano, MD

Dr. Lisa Sammaritano, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
(8)
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Dr. Lisa Sammaritano, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.Read her story

523 E 72nd St

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 88% of peers
Osteoporosis
high
more than 86% of peers
Lupus
high
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Sammaritano's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sammaritano "Dr. Lisa Sammaritano joined Hospital for Special Surgery in 1988, when she began her fellowship in rheumatic diseases. She maintains a busy clinical practice and participates in clinical research geared towards patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Antiphospholipid Antibodies. She has a particular interest and expertise in reproductive issues in rheumatic disease patients, including contraception and pregnancy."
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Cornell Med Ctr Hosp for Spl Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sammaritano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sammaritano's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sammaritano to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sammaritano's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in bronx, ny |
Dr. Sammaritano is an excellent doctor. I have been a patient of hers for the last 20 years, and she has kept my fibromyalgia in check. She is always available for emergencies. I recommend her highly!
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Bedside manner is off the charts great! She never hurries you. She listens to EVERYTHING you say no matter how small or large. She is very smart and very thorough. She makes u very comfortable and she is easy to talk to! If u r lucky enough to have her as a Dr. than know u r in the best hands ever!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sammaritano accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • MagnaCare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Sammaritano has admitting privileges

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021
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