Dr. Charles Lago Sr, MD

Dr. Charles Lago Sr, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Charles Lago Sr, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1989 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

350 N Pine Island Rd

Plantation, FL 33324

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision of Rectal Tumor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lago Sr'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

This content was provided by Dr. Lago Sr "We believe in medical care that takes the whole person into account. We strive to provide the best clinical care combine with communications and patient involvement in the care process to achieve the best outcomes for our patients."

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • The School Of Med and Biomedical Sciences SUNY At Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • The School Of Med and Biomedical Sciences SUNY At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Orlando Regional Healthcare
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lago Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lago Sr's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lago Sr to family and friends
54 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (30)

Dr. Lago Sr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Lago is very thorough, honest & direct, and skilled. He's known by many local doctors including my Gastro group and my GP, as the best Colo-Rectal surgeon in south Florida. Dr. Lago does see patients in the hospital early mornings so sometimes I've had to wait a bit (30 minutes) when I have an...more
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I had a pilonidal cyst. Dr. Lago recommended surgery and was extremely detailed in explaining the surgery and healing process. I was able to get a consultation appointment within 1 week and a surgery appointment within 2 weeks. Dr. Lago and his staff were so kind, knowledgeable, etc. The nurse...more
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We were referred to Dr Lago though our PCP. My husband was diagnosed with a 6cm tumor in his Colon. We called and got an immediate appointment . The office staff was efficient and very nice. Dr.Lago reviewed the colonoscopy report and explained in detail the surgical process to remove the tumor.....more
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Dr Lago was insensitive and wouldn't listen to my concerns nor answer some of my questions. This was my first visit , having been reffered by my family Dr. Mr appointment was for 11:00am. I arrived at 10:40am and was seen ONE HOUR later! Both he and his head nurse were abrupt, rude, and...more
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I would not recommend Dr. Largo as not only did he appear to be extremely distracted during the office consultation, his manner was impatient and his demeanor condescending. Foe a person in the business of caring for people, this physician is an extremely rude man!
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