Dr. Sandro LaRocca, MD

Dr. Sandro LaRocca, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Sandro LaRocca, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Lawrenceville, NJ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1995 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

3131 Princeton Pike Bldg 106

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Contact Information

(609) 896-0020

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. LaRocca "Dr. LaRocca?s expertise in spinal surgery is an integral part of a multidisciplinary approach to care of the back He has extensive experience in minimally invasive and open techniques of spinal reconstruction, stabilization, and neural decompression of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine."

3  Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture

16  Procedures

  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Temple University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Ther Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • The New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. LaRocca has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. LaRocca's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. LaRocca to family and friends
70 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (70)

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Dr. LaRocca's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. LaRocca was a fantastic physician, describing in great detail what was involved with my procedure and the other information I needed in order for this to be successful. Would highly recommend him to anyone who needs a procedure in his areas of expertise.
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I was forced to use a walker for three months. I was unable to stand or walk for even short periods of time. I was unable to drive, work, or go about daily activities. My condition continued to decline and I had surgery. Dr. LaRocca is a very compassionate surgeon and his surgical skills are...more
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I am so thankful to my physician who referred me to Dr. LaRocca. I would absolutely refer him to my friends or family. He thoroughly explained my problem and my surgical treatment. I rate this practice a 5 out of 5!
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I had an accident at work, and I started having back pain. Dr. LaRocca helped me so much during and after surgery. He is a very caring physician. I feel safe under his care. Surgery helped me get back to all my activities. I am now walking longer distances, reading, and also watching television.
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After suffering for several weeks with lower back pain, which affected my left leg and foot as well, and going through a course of physical therapy with little to no relief, I was referred to Dr. LaRocca for further evaluation. Upon reviewing my x-rays, he told me that I needed surgery to correct...more
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