Dr. Rodolfo Pigalarga, MD

Dr. Rodolfo Pigalarga, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Rodolfo Pigalarga, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Arlington, VA. Dr. Pigalarga has more experience with Colorectal Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mercy Hospital and Baptist Hospital Of Miami. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Pigalarga to book an appointment.


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(703) 717-4180
Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group1625 N George Mason Dr Ste 334 Arlington, VA 22205
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at Top Hospital Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Pigalarga accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
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HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
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HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
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HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
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HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
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HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
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NetworkBlue
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HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care of Florida
Employer Group Open Access HMO
Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
Carelink HMO
Employer Group PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery treats conditions affecting the colon and rectum, including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and hemorrhoids, through procedures such as tumor removal, colectomy, colostomy and resection.

Typically treats 62% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pigalarga performs Colectomy more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Pigalarga performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pigalarga performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Pigalarga performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pigalarga performs Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Pigalarga performs this procedure more than 81% of their peers

Check Dr. Pigalarga's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Pigalarga's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rodolfo Pigalarga, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Arlington, VA. Dr. Pigalarga has more experience with Colorectal Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mercy Hospital and Baptist...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2012
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2011
University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey
Residency Hospital
2008
University of Pittsburgh Medical School
Residency Hospital
2006
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
2003
University Cattolica Del Sacrocrose
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • English

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Pigalarga offer evening visits?

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mercy Hospital

Miami, FL
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Baptist Hospital Of Miami

Miami, FL

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

Broward Health Coral Springs

Coral Springs, FL

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Coral Gables Hospital

Coral Gables, FL

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Doctors Hospital

Coral Gables, FL

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

Plantation General Hospital

Plantation, FL

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

South Miami Hospital

South Miami, FL

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

West Kendall Baptist Hospital

Miami, FL

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)