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Lafaro, Rocco, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Lafaro, Rocco J.


Language(s): English
Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery
Dr. Lafaro received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and sociology from Fairfield University and an additional bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biology from Iona College. He received his M.D. from New York Medical College and completed a residency in general surgery at Westchester Medical Center and cardiothoracic surgery at Montefiore Medical Center; serving as Chief Resident at both institutions.

Dr. Lafaro is board certified in thoracic surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, American College of Chest Physicians, American Board of Surgery and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.


Medical School: New York Medical College
Chief Resident, General Surgery, Westchester Medical Center
Chief Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center


Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery


Macy Pavilion 114W

100 Woods Rd.
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: (914) 493-8793
Fax: (914) 493-1610