Dr. Nicholas La Gamma, MD

Dr. Nicholas La Gamma, MD

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Age 38
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Dr. Nicholas La Gamma, MD is a general surgery specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 2007 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

900 Northern Blvd Ste 100

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

(516) 730-2100

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

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

Abscess
very high
more than 94% of peers
Anorectal Abscess
very high
more than 92% of peers
Anal Disorders
normal
more than 60% of peers

Dr. La Gamma'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

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated

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42  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy With Ileoanal J Pouch
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Polypectomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctocolectomy
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Sigmoid Colectomy
  • Sphincter Reserving Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors
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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

  • Loyola University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • St Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • NY Presby Hosp-Cornell Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • North Shore Univ Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • NY Presby Hosp-Cornell Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. La Gamma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. La Gamma's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. La Gamma to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. La Gamma'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
Dr. La Gamma Says:
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I greatly appreciate the time you have taken to provide feedback for your care.

I wish you a bright and health filled future.

Our group of surgeons is always available if you need assistance.

Thank you for allowing me to provide you with care.

Sincerely, 

Nicholas A. La Gamma, MD

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Patient Comments (1)

5 star experience from beginning to end!The office staff are helpful and attentive on the phone and in the office.I had my first Colonoscopy with Dr. LaGamma in December.He made me feel comfortable and was attentive.I had to have a surgery in April and not only was he great about explaining what...more
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