Dr. Edgardo Capitulo, MD

Dr. Edgardo Capitulo, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Edgardo Capitulo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from U Santo Tomas in 1970 and specializes in general surgery.

1411 W Sunset Blvd Ste 203

Los Angeles, CA 90026

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gallbladder Removal
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
more than 96% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Capitulo'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Capitulo does not have any board certifications listed.

56  Conditions Treated


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51  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • U Santo Tomas
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • St Michael Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • U Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • U Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Capitulo has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Capitulo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Capitulo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Capitulo to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Capitulo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. capitulo is one of the best colon surgeon that l know of, you can trust what he is saying and what he is doing. My husband had colon cancer and dr Capitulo did surgery and he did perfectly and my husband after 3 years he is cancer free because of him
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