Dr. Rocco J Lafaro MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Rocco Lafaro is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Valhalla, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Phelps Memorial Hospital Center and Westchester Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Lafaro accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center and one of 6 at Westchester Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Westchester Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1987
New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1982 - 1983
Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1988 - 1989
Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1987 - 1988
New York Medical College
Class of 1982
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
NY State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Immediate structural valve deterioration of 27-mm Carpentier-Edwards aortic pericardial bioprosthesis.
Fleisher, A.G., Lafaro, R.J., Moggio, R.A.
Open pulmonary embolectomy for treatment of major pulmonary embolism.
Yalamanchili, K., Fleisher, A.G., Lehrman, S.G., Axelrod, H.I., Lafaro, R.J., Sarabu, M.R., Zias, E.A., Moggio, R.A.
Atherosclerotic pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta.
Belkin, R.N., Kalapatapu, S.K., Lafaro, R.J., Ramaswamy, G., McClung, J.A., Cohen, M.B.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- GHI PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- MagnaCare PPO
- Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
- Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- MVP Healthcare HMO
- MVP Healthcare PPO
- Oxford Health Freedom
- Oxford Health Liberty
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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Westchester Medical Center
Macy Pavilion, Room W128
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: (914) 493-7676
Fax: (914) 493-1793