Dr. Michael Laquaglia, MD

Dr. Michael Laquaglia, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Michael Laquaglia, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in New York, NY. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School and specializes in pediatric surgery.

300 E 66th St

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Laquaglia performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Adrenal Gland Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
very high
more than 91% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Laquaglia's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Laquaglia "I am a pediatric surgeon who specializes in the treatment of cancer in children and adolescents. My fields of interest include neuroblastoma, pediatric liver tumors, thyroid tumors, the desmoplastic small round cell tumor, and sarcomas. I am also interested in the application of thoracoscopy and laparoscopy to childhood cancer."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

95  Conditions Treated

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46  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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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

  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Broadgreen Regional Chest Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Childrens Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Childrens Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Laquaglia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Laquaglia's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laquaglia to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Laquaglia'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

It is very difficult, emotional to put into words, the gift that is Dr. LaQuaglia. He truly is an angel on earth.
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