Dr. Salvatore Lenzo, MD

Dr. Salvatore Lenzo, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Salvatore Lenzo, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

955 5th Ave

New York, NY 10075

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 97% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 89% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
more than 86% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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.


  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lenzo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Lenzo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lenzo to family and friends
55 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

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Dr. Lenzo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

The experience of going to see Dr. Lenzo 3 times was exceedingly awful with each time I visited. The first two times Dr. L walks in and his cell phone rings and he looks at it and picked up the call and walked out without even acknowledging my presence. The staff left a lot to be desired with...more
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I left this office confused & frustrated over a broken bone. No one in the office seemed to communicate with each other - or explain anything clearly to me. I literally had to walk around the office rounding up people who had talked to me to get an idea of what I should do, be concerned about...more
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We went to see Dr. Lenzo due to diagnosed wrist fracture and wish for a second opinion.Dr. Lenzo took xrays and also diagnosed a broken elbow. He did not perform any examination at all, spent only minutes with us and said he wouldn't do anything about these fractures dispite my attempt to ask...more
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