Dr. Ricardo Cigarroa, MD

Dr. Ricardo Cigarroa, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Ricardo Cigarroa, MD is a cardiology specialist in Laredo, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from HARVARD MED SCH in 1984 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

1710 E Saunders St Fl 5

Laredo, TX 78041

Contact Information

(956) 725-1228

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiomyopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cigarroa'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • HARVARD MED SCH
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • U Tex
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cigarroa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cigarroa's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cigarroa to family and friends
12 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Cigarroa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

It's been days since my dad's minor procedure, and this doctor hasn't even had the courtesy to go by and check up on him. And what's worse is he hasn't even been bathed in the entire week that's he's been there.
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I am a medical student and my father was treated by this “doctor”. So unprofessional and gave incorrect results. I brought my dad to a real cardiologist in the Valley and got him the correct medical care he needs. No one like him should ever be practicing. I feel so bad for patients that have to...more
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The absolute worst medical staff in Laredo. All of the assistants are arrogant and disrespectful! Not to mention the terrible practice of the physicians. It's taken 5 visits to conclude that a surgical procedure needs to be done to determine blockage, if any, in an artery. I do not recommend! Do...more
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To me he is an excellent Doctor and always there for you. The Staff always treat you very nice. I do recommend Dr. Ricardo Cigarroa.
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nurses do logins EKGs blood test etc, 1 nurse does all, very professional and efficient. I use other doctor for the talking, he calls in r cigarroa for the serious work. cigarroa is in high demand so if need do alot of talking with doctor, use 2 like I do. works out well.
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