Dr. Robert Lapenna, MD

Dr. Robert Lapenna, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Robert Lapenna, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Staten Island, NY. He graduated from U Del Noreste and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

78 Todt Hill Rd

Staten Island, NY 10314

Contact Information

(718) 442-1311

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Lapenna's Experience

Dr. Lapenna's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Lapenna's bio

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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

135  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • U Del Noreste
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Svmc Of Richmond
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lapenna has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lapenna's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lapenna to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Lapenna's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Lapenna is very knowledgeable but it's getting to the point where I am thinking of switching doctors because of the unacceptable waiting time. If you have an appointment and you are the 3rd person then how can i be there for over 2.5 hrs waiting. More than an hour of that in the room you are in...more
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I would recommit definitely. HE IS THOROUGH AND CAUCUS AT THE SAME TIME. ..
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Dr. LaPenna is thorough, however, the wait of 3 plus hours is horrific. That is why I had to change doctors. I had to leave after waiting almost 2 hours because I would have been waiting another 2 hours. On average people wait 4 hours.
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Dr. Lapenna is my Internist and I must say without a shadow of doubts, he rock's, his compassion is unmatchable, as a long term survivor of Lymphoma, if not for his excellence and expertise as one of the most skilled physician's I've ever met, my new secondary Cancer DX would have gone unforeseen....more
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This office is run so poorly I am surprised he still has patients. I have never been in the office with a wait time of under an hour, like the patient time is not important to him and my last visit that I had my 4 year old with me was almost 2 hour wait and if I did not have a serious chest...more
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