Dr. Catherine Wittgen, MD

Critical Care Surgery •  Female • Age 57
  
Dr. Wittgen
Accepting new patients

Saint Louis University Hospital

3660 Vista Ave Ste 108 Saint Louis, MO 63110

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(314) 977-6125

Dr. Catherine Wittgen, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine medical school in 1989. She is affiliated with medical facilities Ssm Health Saint Louis University Hospital and SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - St. Louis. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wittgen to book an appointment.


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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
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Burn Injuries
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Constipation
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • 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
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • 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 Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • 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 Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Wittgen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Pathway-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Dr. Wittgen's Reviews

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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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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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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 over 31 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated...Read more

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

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Locations

Practice

Saint Louis University Hospital3660 Vista Ave Ste 108 Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Ssm Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
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