Dr. Jeffrey Comitalo, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Comitalo, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. Jeffrey Comitalo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pensacola, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

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Dr. Comitalo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Comitalo treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Comitalo treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Ventral Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Comitalo treats Ventral Hernia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Comitalo treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Comitalo treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Comitalo treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones

Dr. Comitalo's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Cystectomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
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
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lumpectomy
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mammosite Catheter Insertion
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
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)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vagotomy
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Comitalo earned his medical degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his residency training in General Surgery at The Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, where he was also named Chief Resident. While finishing his...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1990
    Graduate Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1986
    The Graduate Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Medical School
    1985
  • 1983
    Lehigh University
    Undergraduate School
    1983

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1981

Media & Publications

  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in the Pregnant Patient Comitalo JB, Lynch D., 1994, 4
  • Laparoscopic Cancer Surgery: Lessons from Gallbladder Cacner WadeTP, ComitaloJB, Andrus CH, Goodwin MM, 1994, 8

Dr. Comitalo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Comitalo

4.9

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Comitalo's Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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From the moment I walked into the doors of the office I was greeted very warmly and made to feel quite comfortable with the office staff. In fact I told them that they were a ray of sunshine for a person who is coming to talk about undergoing a surgical procedure. And that ray sunshine did not end...Read More
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Very fine Doctor. I’ve had 2 procedures under Jeffrey and I trust him entirely.
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Truly a first-rate surgeon with a wonderful caring bedside manner. Patiently answers all questions.
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We found Doctor Comitalo to be very knowledgeable and very good bedside manners for his patient. He also listen very well. Would highly recommend him. Thank you Doctor Comitalo
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Outstanding! Couldn’t have asked for more on my initial visit. From reception staff, nursing and then the good doctor himself, it was a fantastic initial visit and would highly recommend this office to all!
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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
Worker's Compensation
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Baptist Hospital

Pensacola, FL

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