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)
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Dr. Battafarano's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Battafarano treats Esophageal Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Battafarano treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Battafarano performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Battafarano performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Battafarano performs Lung Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Battafarano performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Battafarano's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

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Aetna
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Choice Network POS
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wells Fargo Insurance

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