Dr. Richard Battafarano, MD

Dr. Richard Battafarano, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Richard Battafarano, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1800 ORLEANS ST 240

Baltimore, MD 21287

Contact Information

(410) 614-3891

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Battafarano'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

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

28  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Abington Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U Minn Hosp & Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York Hosp-Meml Sloan Kettering Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Battafarano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Battafarano's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Battafarano to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Battafarano'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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