Dr. Brian Citro, MD

Dr. Brian Citro, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
(42)

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Dr. Brian Citro, MD is a general surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Stephen Vargo, MD, PC

2420 Professional Ct Ste 110

Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Citro's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

51  Conditions Treated

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54  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 8/24/2015
    Amount or Range: $400,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Plaintiff claimed damage from mal-performed procedure, causing damage to common bile duct.
    State: Nevada
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

  • California State University, Hayward
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Ross University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Synergy Medical Educational Allience
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Synergy Medical Educational Allience
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Citro has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Citro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Citro's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Citro to family and friends
42 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Citro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

Dr. Citro did a laproscopic repair of a rt. inguinal hernia ... I previously had open repair of the left side 30 yrs ago. Recovery was much faster and with minimal pain. His office staff and surgical team were very efficient and professional which put me at ease each step of the way. I would not...more
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Dr. Brian Citro is the worst doctor I have ever encountered in my 72 years of living. I went in to see this doctor for external hemorrhoids and all he did was poke and ram my anus half killing me with no respect for my condition, then told me I had a Butt Rash. I was appalled at his lack of...more
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Dr. Citro and everyone in his office was fantastic. He took the time to explain my procedure and and the steps that needed to be taken. my gallbladder surgery was quick I felt fantastic within a few days. the girls in the office were very helpful with my scheduling and helping me get the correct...more
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Everyone should have a caring, compassionate, and professional doctor who puts their wellness first and foremost. Someone who is reassuring and confident and Dr. Citro is all of these things. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Citro to any and all of my family and friends. Thank you!!!
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I was extreme]y nervous about having a very minor surgery...from the minute I walked into the office Catherine, Karla and Angelica made me feel so comfortable. All three of them have personalities that make you feel like your sitting in your living room with your best friends, and then I met the...more
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