Dr. Lorenzo Gamez, MD

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Dr. Lorenzo Gamez, MD
Dr. Gamez received a BA in Psychology from Rutgers College and his medical education at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. He then went on to complete an internship in general surgery and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. His interests led him to pursue a fellowship in foot and ankle reconstruction at Union Memorial Hospital/Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Before joining St..Charles Orthopedics, Dr. Gamez served as an Assistant Professor and Co-director of Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery at UMASS Medical School. Dr. Gamez specializes in all aspects of foot and ankle care. He is a fellowship trained in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery and provides the latest treatment options for all aspects of foot and ankle trauma, reconstruction and sports injuries. He is well versed in the latest technology including total ankle replacements, cartilage salvage techniques and ankle arthroscopy. Dr. Gamez has written several chapters and authored numerous studies presented at national and international meetings. He has been an invited speaker at several foot and ankle meetings. He is one of only a handful of orthopaedic surgeons specializing in foot and ankle surgery who currently practice on Long Island.

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    3.8
    based on 18 total reviews (2 with comments)
    Dr. Gamez's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (2)
    in Arlington, VA |
    excellent surgeon did excellent work on my ankle perfect
    Stony Brook, NY |
    2 FAILED bunion repairs, I am left with a painful foot deformity much worse than it was when I began. Have extreme difficulty finding shoes, have to purchase shoes 2 sizes bigger than when I began, pain every day and night, can't even walk my dog anymore. Would NEVER recommend him to my worst enemy!
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    Dr. Gamez received a BA in Psychology from Rutgers College and his medical education at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. He then went on to complete an internship in general surgery and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. His interests led him to pursue a fellowship in foot and ankle reconstruction at Union Memorial Hospital/Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Before joining St..Charles Orthopedics, Dr. Gamez served as an Assistant Professor and Co-director of Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery at UMASS Medical School.

    Dr. Gamez specializes in all aspects of foot and ankle care. He is a fellowship trained in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery and provides the latest treatment options for all aspects of foot and ankle trauma, reconstruction and sports injuries. He is well versed in the latest technology including total ankle replacements, cartilage salvage techniques and ankle arthroscopy.

    Dr. Gamez has written several chapters and authored numerous studies presented at national and international meetings. He has been an invited speaker at several foot and ankle meetings. He is one of only a handful of orthopaedic surgeons specializing in foot and ankle surgery who currently practice on Long Island.

    Dr. Gamez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Heel Spur
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • 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
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Lupus
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Sternum Fracture
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      Autonomous University Of Guadalajara Mexico

      Graduated in 2000

    • Internship Hospital
      Maimonides Med Center
    • Residency Hospital
      Maimonides Med Center
    • Undergraduate School
      Rutgers University

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Achilles Tenotomy
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • 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 Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate