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Dr. Mario Katigbak, MD

Thoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Katigbak

Dr. Mario Katigbak, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Hartford, CT. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.


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(860) 696-4306

Dr. Katigbak accepts the following insurance:

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
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Network
Connecticare
Connecticare POS
CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

Background Check

1 board action Found
  • Substandard Care (12/15/2015)View details
No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Katigbak's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Katigbak performs Thoracoscopic Lobectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Katigbak performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Katigbak performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Katigbak performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Katigbak treats Esophageal Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Katigbak treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Katigbak's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mario Katigbak, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Hartford, CT. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Dr. Katigbak's Reviews

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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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Hartford Healthcare Medical Group

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:15pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:15pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:15pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:15pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:15pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Hartford Hospital

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