Dr. Lynn O'Connor, MD

Dr. Lynn O'Connor, MD

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Dr. Lynn O'Connor, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in New Hyde Park, NY. She graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

3 Vermont Dr

New Hyde Park, NY 11042

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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
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 95% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

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

  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. O'Connor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. O'Connor's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. O'Connor

3.9

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
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1 Star
25%
(7)

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My father had colon cancer twice. The first time his surgery was done by a doctor in a queens. That day of the surgery the doctor came out to the waiting room and said he's doing fine but he did see something that he questions it might be more cancerous. Why didn't he take it out at the time is a...Read More
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mb in Long Beach, NY – May 31, 2018
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Dr O'Connor recommended a very serious surgery that would require a pretty intense recovery and was ready to book my surgery that day. I went for a second opinion with another surgeon that is top rated and found out I actually don't need surgery! Always be proactive and seek a 2nd opinion!
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Massapequa, NY – Jul 13, 2017
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Dr. Lynn O’Connor is an extremely gifted doctor whose belief and devotion to her patients is a credit to her profession. I had been to several doctors over the years who unsuccessfully tried to solve my hemorrhoid issues. Upon meeting her initially, she was quite knowledgeable and thorough in her...Read More
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Rosedale, NY – May 17, 2017
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She is a compassionate, professional, excellent surgeon. I would recommend her to everyone I know . I had a 20 plus year history of diverticulitis and there was no doubt in my mind who was going to perform my surgery.
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L. Green in Flushing, NY – Nov 09, 2016
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Dr. O' Connor is a professional and compassionate physician, with excellent surgical skills and a warm and reassuring bedside manner. I would highly recommend her and her team of professionals.
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CG in Long Island, NY – Oct 31, 2016
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