Dr. Mario Katigbak, MD

Dr. Mario Katigbak, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Mario Katigbak, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Hartford, CT. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

85 Seymour St Ste 227

Hartford, CT 06106

Contact Information

(860) 696-4306

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • Connecticare
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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thymomas

29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care (12/15/2015)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Connecticut


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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Mario Katigbak, MD
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Seems great but after surgery . doesn't care what the patient is going through and in his words you're lucky you're alive! Do not explain all options to patient just the surgical procedure he performs
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My daughter was transferred to 4 different emergency teams in 3 different hospitals within 10 hours. Her situation turned out to be incredibly unique. While every health care professional I met with (numerous doctors, nurses & surgeons) was professional & kind & thorough in explaining procedures &...Read More
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Very thorough, patient, caring. Takes all the time to explain everything and anything.
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I would recommend Dr. Katigbak to anyone who wants a caring doctor. He and his staff are the best.
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Everything about my experience with Dr. Mario Katigbak was excellent from my initial visit to post surgery care.
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