Dr. Joseph Tripodi, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
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Dr. Joseph Tripodi, MD
Dr. Joseph Tripodi, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Waterbury, CT. He is 67 years old. Dr. Tripodi is affiliated with Saint Mary's Hospital and Waterbury Hospital.

56 Franklin St

Waterbury, CT 06706

Contact Information

(203) 709-6000

Dr. Joseph Tripodi, MD

Dr. Joseph Tripodi, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Varicose Veins
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more than 84% of peers
Puncture Aspiration
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

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Constipation
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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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 Repair
  • Hernia and Hydrocele 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
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • 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)
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)
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tripodi accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Tripodi has admitting privileges

Waterbury Hospital
64 Robbins St
Waterbury, CT 06708
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Saint Mary's Hospital
56 Franklin St
Waterbury, CT 06706
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