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Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Salzano Jr

Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Derby, CT and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.


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(203) 732-1352

Dr. Salzano Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareSource
Medicaid
Community Health Choice
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Connecticare
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Health Net
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HealthPlus
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HealthPlus Amerigroup
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Husky Health
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inHealth
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INTotal Health
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Midwest Health Plan
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Molina Healthcare
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Peach State Health Plan
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Simply Healthcare Plans
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Staywell (Wellcare)
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UnitedHealthCare
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Wellcare of Georgia
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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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Dr. Salzano Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salzano Jr performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Salzano Jr performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salzano Jr performs Lung Surgery more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Salzano Jr performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salzano Jr treats Pulmonary Disease more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Salzano Jr treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Salzano Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Derby, CT and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Dr. Salzano Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salzano Jr

4.5

Based on 23 reviews

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1 Star
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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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