Lorenzo Gamez, MD
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle Reconstruction, Trauma & Sports Injuries
Dr. Gamez received a BA in Psychology from Rutgers College and his medical education at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. He then went on to complete an internship in general surgery and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. His interests led him to pursue a fellowship in foot and ankle reconstruction at Union Memorial Hospital/Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Before joining OALI, Dr. Gamez served as an Assistant Professor and Co-director of Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery at UMASS Medical School.
Dr. Gamez specializes in all aspects of foot and ankle care. He is a fellowship trained in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery and provides the latest treatment options for all aspects of foot and ankle trauma, reconstruction and sports injuries. He is well versed in the latest technology including total ankle replacements, cartilage salvage techniques and ankle arthroscopy.
Dr. Gamez has written several chapters and authored numerous studies presented at national and international meetings. He has been an invited speaker at several foot and ankle meetings. He is one of only a handful of orthopaedic surgeons specializing in foot and ankle surgery who currently practice on Long Island.
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"Dr. Gamez is a very special doctor. He is so gentle and kind with an extremely warm manner. He is very gifted, so intelligent, and possesses a wealth of knowledge and wisdom. He really listened carefully and intently to all my concerns. One of the great qualities a physician can possess is compassion and attentiveness and Dr. Gamez exhibits those rare qualities and more. He wants to help in any way he can and he gives his patients the highest quality care and makes one feel valued. He has great empathy, which is such an important quality in a true healer. I have a complex case and Dr. Gamez took the time to understand all facets and to provide me with the best possible path to a full recovery. I have been to many doctors but he is in a class of his own. Anyone who has the good fortune to be helped by him is extremely lucky. "- SN
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