Profile Photo of Dr. Charles Lago Sr., MD

Dr. Charles Lago Sr., MD http://d1ffafozi03i4l.cloudfront.net/img/prov/Y/D/N/YDNG7_w120h160.jpg Visit Healthgrades for information on Dr. Charles Lago Sr., MD. Find Phone & Address information, medical practice history, affiliated hospitals and more.

Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery • Male

350 N Pine Island Rd Ste 300
Plantation, FL 33324
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices

Key things you need to know about
Dr. Lago Sr.:

1

Dr. Lago Sr.'s Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Lago Sr.'s Care Philosophy

Dr. Lago Sr.'s Specialties

Procedures Dr. Lago Sr. Performs

Conditions Dr. Lago Sr. Treats

MoreGet the facts on Dr. Lago Sr.

2

Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Northwest Medical Center
2801 N State Road 7
Margate, FL 33063
Broward Health Coral Springs
3000 Coral Hills Dr
Coral Springs, FL 33065

See All 4 Hospital Locations

MoreKnow where you'll be treated

Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

3

Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lago Sr.

Healthgrades

8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

4

Appointments & Offices

Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Digestive CARE
Colon and Rectal Clinic of Ft.Lauderdale, LLC
350 N Pine Island Rd Ste 300
Plantation, FL 33324
Colon and Rectal Clinic of Ft.Lauderdale, LLC
2901 Coral Hills Dr Ste 360
Coral Springs, FL 33065
MoreSchedule an appointment
Healthgrades

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

Directions to Dr. Lago Sr.'s Office

From:
To:

Find the Right Doctor For You.

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
Dr. Jeffrey P. Snow, MD
General Surgery
8.58 miles away
Dr. James M. Doty, MD
General Surgery
0.18 miles away
Dr. Joseph Corallo, MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Same location as Dr. Lago Sr.
Dr. Camil N. Sader, MD
General Surgery
15.26 miles away
Dr. Frederick N. Herman, MD
General Surgery
0.18 miles away
Dr. Brian K. Weinstein, MD
General Surgery
0.18 miles away
Dr. Michael E. Dolberg, MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery
8.58 miles away
Dr. Steven D. Wexner, MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery
6.98 miles away
Dr. Dana R. Sands, MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery
6.98 miles away
Dr. Eric G. Weiss, MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery
6.98 miles away
Dr. Juan J. Nogueras, MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery
6.98 miles away
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.

© Copyright 2015 Healthgrades Operating Company, Inc. Patent US Nos. 7,752,060 and 8,719,052. All Rights Reserved. 
Third Party materials included herein protected under copyright law.

Use of this website and any information contained herein is governed by the Healthgrades User Agreement.

  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Lago Sr.'s Experience

    Dr. Lago Sr.'s Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery
    1
    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Colectomy
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Sphincterotomy
    2
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diverticulitis
    • Fissures
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Rectal Diseases
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Lago Sr.

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (12/21/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $225,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Judicial case 09-43592(19)
    • State: Florida
    • 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.
    4

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    The School Of Med and Biomedical Sciences SUNY At Buffalo
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    The School Of Med and Biomedical Sciences SUNY At Buffalo
    Complete in 1993

    Fellowship Hospital

    Orlando Regional Healthcare
    Complete in 1995
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lago Sr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Lago Sr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Lago Sr. has admitting privileges:

    Viewing 1 of 4
    • Broward Health Coral Springs

    • Northwest Medical Center

    • University Hospital and Medical Center

    • Westside Regional Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lago Sr.

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lago Sr. to family and friends

    53 responses
    below
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

    Take the Survey
    Dr. Charles Lago Sr., MD
    Are you Dr. Lago Sr.?
    Post a response on your personalized profile.
    Dr. Lago Sr.'s Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    53 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    53 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    53 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 51 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Lago Sr.
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    53 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    52 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    52 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    53 responses
    below
    national average

    How was your experience with Dr. Lago Sr.?

    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Lago Sr. and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.
    Your participation
    is confidential
  4. Recommended Reading
    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Lago Sr. accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    More
    Less
    * Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

    Office Locations

    A
    Digestive CARE
    Colon and Rectal Clinic of Ft.Lauderdale, LLC
    350 N Pine Island Rd Ste 300
    Plantation, FL 33324
    (954) 236-5444 (Office)
    (954) 236-5422 (Fax)
    B
    Digestive CARE
    Colon and Rectal Clinic of Ft.Lauderdale, LLC
    2901 Coral Hills Dr Ste 360
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    (954) 236-5444 (Office)
    (954) 236-5422 (Fax)
    Loading map...

    Know Before You Go

    8 Easy Ways to Relieve Gas

    Get tips on how to reduce bloating and discomfort from gas.

    Lose Weight to Ease Digestive Symptoms

    Being overweight increases your risk for many health problems - and digestive diseases are on the list.

    Can Stress Cause Heartburn?

    What goes on in your brain affects what goes on in your stomach.

    Cooking With Crohn's Disease

    Great recipes and stylish dining tips from celeb chef Geoffrey Zakarian.

    7 Dangers of Frequent Heartburn

    Many people experience periodic bursts of heartburn, but chronic episodes can harm your overall health.
  5. How was your experience with Dr. Lago Sr.?

    Help other patients, and let the doctor know how he's doing

    Your participation is kept confidential. Dr. Lago Sr. and his staff will not know that you took the survey or the identity of any survey participants. By completing the survey, you acknowledge that you or a family member is or has been a patient of the provider. Learn more in our Privacy Policy.

    Dr. Lago Sr.'s Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Lago Sr.
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lago Sr. to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

    * required

    By submitting this survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of the User Agreement.