Dr. Ricardo Cacdac, MD

Dr. Ricardo Cacdac, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(34)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ricardo Cacdac, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from U Santo Tomas and specializes in general surgery.

72780 Country Club Dr Ste C306

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Contact Information

(760) 779-1828

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • U Santo Tomas
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Pontiac General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • North Oakland Medical Center Pontiac General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital Presbyterian Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cacdac has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cacdac's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cacdac to family and friends
2.7
based on 34 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Cacdac's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Desert Hot Springs, CA
This doctor saved my husbands life. He was diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer. Outcome didn't look good, but this surgeon worked a miracle and we are eternally greatful for him and his wonderful staff. Dr. Cacdac is very caring and compassionate. He has always been there for us for after...more
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in Palm Desert, CA
He ruined my life! After going to him for a simple hemorrhoid surgery, he destroyed my rectum. One doctor said it looked like he'd taken the end of a blender and forced it up my rectum. I had to have a colostomy for 3 years. I still have extreme bowel problems and must remain in my house near...more
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in Yucca Valley, CA
Dr. Cacdac was so friendly and funny, he immediately put my husband and I at ease. He's extremely professional but manages to make you feel calm when having to deal with embarrassing and painful issues! My husband ended up needing surgery, and they were able to schedule him within a couple of...more
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in Cathedral City, CA
This doctor treats his patients poorly. He actually walked out on me after I expressed concerns. I'm scared, nervous with stage 4 cancer and need a port changed. While I am not the easiest person to work with, the Dr was soooo rude and actually argued with me......wouldn't have been an issue if...more
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