Dr. Carl Rigby, MD

Dr. Carl Rigby, MD

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Age 63
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Dr. Carl Rigby, MD is a general surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 1008

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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

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Dr. Rigby's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Paracentesis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rigby performs Paracentesis more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Rigby performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rigby performs Lung Surgery more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Rigby performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rigby performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Rigby performs this procedure more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Rigby's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
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
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Rigby's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rigby

4.0

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
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A Great Surgeon !!! Thanks for being there for me ???
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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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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...Read More
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