Dr. Sebastian Lattuga, MD

Dr. Sebastian Lattuga, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(40)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sebastian Lattuga, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.Read his story

150 E 58th St Bldg 9THFLOOR

New York, NY 10155

Contact Information

(516) 355-0111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Lattuga's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lattuga "Dr. Sebastian Lattuga is a fellowship trained and board certified Spine Surgeon whose practice is exclusively dedicated to the care and treatment of patients with spinal disorders. Dr. Lattuga is considered an expert in the surgical non-surgical management of traumatic and degenerative conditions affecting the spine including herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, fractures and many other conditions. Dr. Lattuga has vast experience in surgical treatment of even the most complicated conditions affecting patients, having successfully helped thousands of patients. He is considered an expert in fusion surgery, decompression surgery, minimally invasive surgery and is highly skilled at all of the most modern, up to date and state of the art procedures required to address the individual patient needs."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lattuga "We have an ongoing treatment program to improve patient outcomes by increasing the understanding of the basic causes of spinal conditions, disorders and developing a customized treatment for each patient."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

3 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 2013
    Amount or Range: Above average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Nassau County, NY
    State: New York
  • Settlement : 9/23/2015
    Amount or Range: Below Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11042
    State: New York
  • Settlement : 1/27/2016
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11042
    State: 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.

Education

  • Saint Johns University Of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Hospital ( Stony Brook )
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Miami Jackson Meml Hosp
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lattuga has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lattuga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lattuga's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lattuga to family and friends
3.6
based on 40 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Lattuga's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes
Dr. Lattuga Says:

Thank you for your feedback. As a surgical medical group, we pride ourselves on providing individualized medical care, tailored to each one of our patient needs. We understand the complexity of everyone's medical condition and we take our time, listening, assessing and caring for all of our patients and their families. We value the trust given to us by each of our patients and we are committed to delivering the best care possible to

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Patient Comments (5)

in Bellmore, NY |
Saw Dr Lattuga for a consult for both my neck and back pain and his staff was extremely courteous and helpful at the time of my visit. Dr L also took the time to listen, review my films with me and recommend a course of action. when I move forward w/my decision he will be a top candidate in my...more
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in Queens, NY |
For over two years I suffered with terrible back problems , I decided to see a spine surgeon, for an evaluation which clearly is something most people dont want to consider. Dr Lattuga was the best choice I could have made. I had a lumbar fusion 3 months ago and to my surprise i already feel better...more
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in West Babylon, NY |
I just want to say I trust Dr. Lattuga with my life. He has changed my life forever. Thanks to his experience as a very honest surgery. I'm very happy with My spinal fusion surgery. I got my life back because of his gifted hands from god. Dr. Lattuga and his staff always showed me concern and...more
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Glen Head, NY |
Its like going to DMV, have to wait so long to be seen even by doctors assistant. its a money racket.
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Thank you for your feedback. As a surgical medical group, we pride ourselves on providing individualized medical care, tailored to each one of our patient needs. We understand the complexity of everyone's...more
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in Flushing, NY |
I just want to say I trust Dr. Lattuga with my life. Thanks to his profession and experience I'm very happy with both surgeries he has performed on me with his colleagues. I'm still recovering from my last surgery and have noticed some improvements with neuropathy down my legs. Dr. Lattuga and...more
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Dr. Lattuga accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
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