Dr. Michael Pittaro, MD

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Dr. Michael Pittaro, MD

Cardiology | Male

Cardiology Physicians of Fairfield County 40 Cross St Ste 200, Norwalk, CT 06851 Get Directions
(203) 845-2160

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Dr. Pittaro specializes in Cardiology and practices in Norwalk, CT. He practices at 6 locations.

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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in Stamford , ct |
I went to dr pitaro and he made me feel really comfortable and actual listened to my worrys. Then he gave me a list of options i had and put no rush on me ive been to many cardiologists. He is the best i have ever had. My family also sees him and has helped my mom out a great deal. She was on her death bed and now she has her life back. Thanks to dr. Pitaro. And as busy as he is , he still makes sure to listen to you and never trys to rush you off. Thank you dr. Pitaro. Nick vukel .
in Norwalk, CT |
good man who listens and takes his time to evaluate condition.
in Stamford, CT |
Dr. Pittaro is my HERO! After six years in and out of hospital , Dr. Pittaro was the ONLY doctor to cure my heart disease for good. I was treated for v-tach and I just want to say it's not fun having that. If it wasn't for Dr. Pittaro , I wouldn't be typing this now. I've been through several doctors and each of them had to tell me something different. One doc even said my gallbladder needed to be removed and other doc said something was wrong in my stomach. Thank you Dr. Pittaro.
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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

  • Medical School
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Barnes Jewish Hospital Washington University School Of Med

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Barnes Jewish Hospital Washington University School Of Med

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center

    Completed in 2002

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients