Dr. Joseph Tripodi, MD

Dr. Joseph Tripodi, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(7)
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Dr. Joseph Tripodi, MD is a general surgery specialist in Waterbury, CT. He graduated from Universita Degli Studi De Messina and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

56 Franklin St

Waterbury, CT 06706

Contact Information

(203) 709-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Varicose Veins
high
more than 84% of peers
Paracentesis
normal
more than 90% of peers
Ulcer
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tripodi "The surgeons at Middlebury Surgical LLC realize each patient is unique. Our team provides each patient with an effective and efficient approach to help them change their life and reach their specific goals. Our customized approach, tailored to individual needs, allows us to create achievable goals that are based on your lifestyle. We use state-of-the-art techniques which identify your issues easily, provide the best surgical plan, and help you to a comfortable recovery"
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • 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
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Video Laser Laparoscopy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Universita Degli Studi De Messina
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tripodi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tripodi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tripodi to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Tripodi's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Watertown, CT
Dr. Tripodi has done numerous procedures and surgeries on me. I totally value his opinion as his main concern is the welfare of his patients. He is easy to talk to and is always ready to address your questions and concerns. I highly recommend this doctor.
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