Dr. Carl Rigby, MD

Dr. Carl Rigby, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carl Rigby, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.

7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 1008

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
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more than 75% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 70% of peers
Aortic Valve Surgery
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more than 69% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rigby "CVT Surgical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is devoted to the surgical care of diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels. Our practice is committed to providing the most advanced surgical treatment of heart, vascular and lung disorders."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • University Of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Mississippi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Mississippi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Cornell Mc/New York Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rigby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rigby's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rigby to family and friends
3.8
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Rigby's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Irving, TX |
Very nice and and understanding In which he explained the surgery in completed detail. He is a highly skill surgeon. And I would highly recommend him to my family and friends
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in Baton Rouge, LA |
Dr. Rigby lacks the specialized skills and thorough patient assessment aptitude to address complicated cardiovascular cases. He is a very poor communicator and seems to have no sense of responsibility for his patient following their procedure - even when it goes terribly wrong. Even if the patient...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rigby accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rigby has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge
17000 Medical Center Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Baton Rouge General - Mid City
3600 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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North Oaks Medical Center
15790 Paul Vega MD Dr
Hammond, LA 70403
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