Dr. Peter Cataldo, MD

Dr. Peter Cataldo, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(7)
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Dr. Peter Cataldo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Burlington, VT and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

111 Colchester Ave

Burlington, VT 05401

Contact Information

(802) 847-2232

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
26

Conditions Treated

24

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Vermont.

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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Baystate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ferguson Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cataldo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cataldo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cataldo to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Cataldo'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Cataldo is patient, kind, honest and has a wonderful bedside manner. He is conservative, yet swift in making a recommendation, be it surgery or not. Many surgeons have a reputation of “cutting to cure”, but Dr. Cataldo takes a holistic approach, and considers all options, while putting himself...more
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Dr Cataldo is a superb physician. He removed a difficult large polyp that another doctor had said was impossible to remove endoscopically. He also presented my options clearly, honestly, and without any personal ego--he was ready to refer me to Boston if he hadn't been able to do the procedure. You...more
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in Massena, NY
Dr. Cataldo has been my Gastro dr. since 2003. I was diagnosed by my PC Physician with full blown UC and extremely sick-Rescue Squad transport directly from MMH-Massena- to FAHC-Burlington. Right from my 1st encounter with Dr. Cataldo, I knew I was in the best capable hands. He made me feel so...more
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in Burlington, VT
Compassionate & precise delivery of surgical procedure.
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