Dr. Nestor Rigual, MD

Dr. Nestor Rigual, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Nestor Rigual, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1980 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

ELM AND CARLTON ST

Buffalo, NY 14263

Contact Information

(716) 845-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Independent Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rigual performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
normal
more than 76% of peers
Vocal Cord Nodule
normal
more than 71% of peers
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
normal
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Rigual's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

63  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Okla Chldns Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Okla Tchg Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rigual has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rigual's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rigual to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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