Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD

Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
(23)
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Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Derby, CT and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

130 Division St Fl 1

Derby, CT 06418

Contact Information

(203) 732-1352

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Salzano Jr'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.

4  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Hartford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • U Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salzano Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salzano Jr's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salzano Jr to family and friends
23 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Salzano Jr'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 (7)

I've had 2 different lung cancers and he has taken me through both of them and made me feel good. I love him!
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He is a gifted surgeon. Because of his knowledge and skill, we were gifted with 3 beautiful years with my husband.
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He’s the best!
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He did my heart surgery 10 years ago. I feel great. See him every year and no problems.
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My favorite doctor! Always professional and personable. Just had my yearly visit, and can't wait until next year.
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