Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD

Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
(23)
Save
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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Salzano Jr's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Salzano Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
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
very high
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
normal
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 23 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

Awards

Dr. Salzano Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salzano Jr

4.5

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
86.95652173913044%
(20)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
13.043478260869565%
(3)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Salzano Jr?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Dr. Salzano Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
I've had 2 different lung cancers and he has taken me through both of them and made me feel good. I love him!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD?
Reply
He is a gifted surgeon. Because of his knowledge and skill, we were gifted with 3 beautiful years with my husband.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD?
Reply
He’s the best!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD?
Reply
He did my heart surgery 10 years ago. I feel great. See him every year and no problems.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD?
Reply
My favorite doctor! Always professional and personable. Just had my yearly visit, and can't wait until next year.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Richard Salzano Jr, MD?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Salzano Jr?

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna Test
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareSource
Medicaid
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Connecticare
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Salzano Jr treats patients.

Learn more

Compare Providers

More providers who are similar to Dr. Salzano Jr

Show All Cardiothoracic Surgery