Dr. Benjamin Citrin, MD

Dr. Benjamin Citrin, MD

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Dr. Benjamin Citrin, MD is a cardiology specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med in 1989 and specializes in cardiology.Read his story

6701 Airport Blvd Ste C138

Mobile, AL 36608

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Citrin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aneurysm of Heart
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Citrin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Citrin "Dr. Ben Citrin is the founder of Citrin Cardiology, P.C. A college graduate of Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC, he completed medical school, internal medicine residency, and cardiology fellowship at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Dr. Citrin is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He is a former board member of both the local and regional divisions of the American Heart Association as well as the Mobile County Medical Society, Community Bank, and Wilmer Hall Home for Children. Dr. Citrin is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Cardiology. In addition to offering educational seminars to the public, he is a local supporter of such organizations as The Salvation Army, The Providence Hospital Foundation, Make-A-Wish Alabama, L'Arche Mobile, Children's Advocacy Center, St. Paul's Episcopal School, and St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Dr. Citrin and his wife, Julie, reside in Mobile with their four boys."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Citrin "Dr. Citrin believes in putting the patient first.  His caring approach combines the highest standard of care with a warm and friendly environment. "

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Nuclear Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Vanderbilt University Sch Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Vanderbilt University Sch Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Vanderbilt University Sch Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Citrin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Citrin's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Citrin to family and friends
51 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Citrin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (14)

So very thankful for Dr. Citrin and his staff. My dad wasn't bouncing back from a hospital stay from a lung/breathing issue. Dr. Citrin listened to Dad, discussed his symptoms was proactive in obtaining labs and getting my dad in to see a Gastroenterologist who was able to diagnose and treat...more
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Dr. Citrin is awesome. My husband saw him for a second opinion and he listens! He treated my husband immediately and did what needed to be done and didn't delay. He not only took care of his cardiac issues, he took into consideration how it affected him emotionally. You won't regret choosing him!
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dr citrin saved my dads life about 3 years ago. New office is great. I can spend more time with him and I feel he is a happier man.
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Simply one of the most caring and genuine doctors I've ever had. His kindness and caring gives you the sense that you are his most important patient when he is attending you. He makes you feel like you're a part of his family. The sparkle in his eyes as he speaks to you shows how much he loves his...more
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Love Dr citrin and his staff. I recommend everyone to him. Love his new office and staff.
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