Dr. Robert Caccavale, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 67
  
Dr. Caccavale
Accepting new patients

Hyperhidrosis Center at Thoracic Group

35 Clyde Rd Ste 104 Somerset, NJ 08873

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(732) 798-7066

Dr. Robert Caccavale, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Somerset, NJ and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Caccavale has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Centrastate Medical Center and RWJ University Hospital Somerset. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Caccavale to book an appointment.


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Dr. Caccavale accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Practice Areas

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on surgical treatment of conditions affecting the chest, including the heart, lungs, trachea, esophagus, diaphragm and chest wall.Compare with other Thoracic Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 98% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caccavale performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Caccavale performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caccavale performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Caccavale performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caccavale performs Lung Surgery more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Caccavale performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

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Dr. Caccavale's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Caccavale, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Somerset, NJ and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Caccavale has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from ...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

New York University, The Booth Memorial Medical Center
Residency Hospital
State University of New York Health Science Center-Brooklyn
Residency Hospital
1981
U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Hyperhidrosis Center at Thoracic Group

Hyperhidrosis Center at Thoracic Group35 Clyde Rd Ste 104 Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thoracic Group

Thoracic Group901 W Main St Freehold, NJ 07728
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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Centrastate Medical Center

Freehold, NJ

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

RWJ University Hospital Somerset

Somerville, NJ

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Saint Peter's University Hospital

New Brunswick, NJ

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average