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Dr. Catherine Wittgen, MD

Critical Care Surgery ·  Female · Age 56

Dr. Wittgen

SLUCare Vascular Surgery

3660 Vista Ave Saint Louis, MO 63110

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(314) 977-4440


Dr. Catherine Wittgen, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in critical care surgery.


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Dr. Wittgen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Amputation
  • Aneurysm
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arterial Graft
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Constipation
  • Coumadin® Management
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Doppler Test
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Edema
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulogram
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laceration
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Adrenal Artery Stenting
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair
  • Wounds

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My experience with Dr. Wittgen was miserable from start to finish. I have to this day never met a worse doctor in my life. Do everything to make sure she is not your doctor.
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Terrible. Callous, uncaring, and incompetent
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Catherine Wittgen, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in critical care surgery.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

1996
Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1995
University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Saint Louis University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1990
Saint Louis University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1989
Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
1996
1995
1994
1990
1989
1985

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64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average