Dr. John Nigro, MD

Dr. John Nigro, MD

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. John Nigro, MD is a pediatric cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois, College Of Med in 1993 and specializes in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric heart transplant surgery, and more.

1919 E Thomas Rd Bldg B

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Contact Information

(602) 933-2311

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CRS
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Dr. Nigro's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Aortic Arch Syndrome
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Appendectomy, Open
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bradycardia
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Coarctation of the Aorta
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Anomalies
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Ebstein's Anomaly
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Regurgitation
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Septal Defect
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Nigro, MD is a pediatric cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois, College Of Med in 1993 and specializes in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric heart transplant surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2002
    Children's Hospital-Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 1999
    University of Southern California
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1994
    University of Southern California
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    University Of Illinois, College Of Med
    Medical School
    1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nigro

3.7

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Dr. Nigro is a wonderful, compassionate, talented, skilled surgeon and human being. He literally saved our youngest daughter's life. There is no way we can repay him for what he has done to help our baby girl. <3
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He made mistake after mistake on my child and literally got away with her passing away from all the mistakes he made. This man stood by for three days as my daughter coded over and over again because he kinked her coronary artery during a mitral valve repair and caused other damage that could not...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Care 1st Health Plan
AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
CRS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Choice of Arizona
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Health Net
Health Plan of Nevada
Healthcare Connect
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Indian Health Service
LifeWise
Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
One Health
PHCS
PHCS PPO
Phoenix Health Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Phoenix Health Plan (w/prior authorization)
Self Pay
Sierra Choice
Sierra Choice POS
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
Secure Horizons
Sierra Health
United Healthcare
Veteran Administration Plan
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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