Dr. Salvatore Lacognata, DO

Dr. Salvatore Lacognata, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Salvatore Lacognata, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

3941 E Baseline Rd Ste 102

Gilbert, AZ 85234

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Bursitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Internal Derangement of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lacognata'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lacognata does not have any board certifications listed.

78  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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24  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lacognata has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lacognata has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lacognata's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lacognata to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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

Dr. Lacognata's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Two years ago Dr Lacognata replaced my right knee. I was 50 with little to no cartilage left and was in constant pain. My first meeting with him he listened tentatively to my symptoms, identified my options, and patiently answered all of my questions. It was nice that he offered solutions without...more
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Well I had hip replacement June 29th as to date I still have a open wound where the incision is an it's frustrating I can't work as my whole lower body stiffens up if I do to much exercise an if I sit to an lay down to long it all stiffens up. Feeling very lost as what to do.
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The best surjean in the world. Both prosthetic knees replaced. Left than right. Than left knee bursa removal. I have arthritis. Sal gives you possitive hope, lets you know I can replace your joints but you have to put the work into you to get limber , and your mobility back. I is not a walk in the...more
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Dr Lacognata is an awesome Dr. He has a great relationship with his patients and I trust him unconditionally. Best ortho Dr in Az
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I had total knee replacement surgery in 2006. I could not be happier with the quality of treatment from Dr. Lacognata. I was able to resume normal activities, totally pain free, within a matter of weeks after the surgery. Ten years later my life is not impacted by any knee pain. He is an...more
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