Dr. Frank Lacqua MD
Colorectal Surgeons (Proctologists) — Brooklyn, NYContact Dr. Lacqua
Dr. Frank Lacqua specializes in colorectal surgery (formerly proctology) in Brooklyn, New York. Details of Dr. Lacqua's 28 years experience as an MD, his 6 hospital affiliations and education at State University of New York at Buffalo are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Lacqua
7513 Fort Hamilton Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11228
Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Frank Lacqua identified specializing in
Colorectal Surgery (formerly Proctology)Colorectal Surgery (formerly Proctology)
A colon and rectal surgeon is trained to diagnose and treat various diseases of the intestinal tract, colon, rectum, anal canal, and perianal area by medical and surgical means. The specialist also deals with organs and tissues (such as the liver, urinary, and female reproductive system) involved in primary intestinal disease. Colon and rectal surgeons have the expertise to diagnose and often manage anorectal conditions such as hemorrhoids, fissures (painful tears in the anal lining), abscesses and fistulae (infections located around the anus and rectum) in the office setting. They also treat problems of the intestine and colon, and perform endoscopic procedures to evaluate and treat problems such as cancer, polyps (precancerous growths), and inflammatory conditions. No Sub Specialties..
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Dr. Lacqua is affiliated with 6 hospitals:
Victory Memorial Hospital
9036 7th Ave
LicenseDr. Frank Lacqua has been confirmed to have a license in New York
EducationDr. Lacqua attended medical school at State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and graduated in 1985 having 28 years experience. Additional Colorectal Surgery (formerly Proctology) training was conducted at University of Texas Medical School At Houston.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. Frank Lacqua MD as:
- Frank J Lacqua
- F Lacqua
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