Dr. Vito Bagnato, MD

Dr. Vito Bagnato, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Vito Bagnato, MD is a general surgery specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

Palmyra Surgical

420 Charter Blvd Ste 103

Macon, GA 31210
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bagnato'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bagnato "Dr. Bagnato is a board certified general surgeon with twenty years of surgical experience. He has provided general surgery services in Southwest Georgia since 1998 and has performed over 3100 LAP-BAND surgeries since 2002. Dr. Bagnato also specializes in the surgical treatment of Reflux disease. At Palmyra Surgical, our mission is to deliver the best surgical intervention at the lowest possible risk to our patients."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

14  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • University of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bagnato has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bagnato's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bagnato to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bagnato's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

GREAT DOCTOR and PERSON. Would and do recommend him to everyone that I meet . Best doctor I have ever had. . E. Bradshaw
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Dr Vito Bagnato is a very good surgeon. He helps you understand you are doing this for yourself, not others. He teaches you that you will feel so much better after you lose the weight. This is not some surgery you can just work in his office and say I am here to have the lap band. It has stages...more
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I had been to many doctors before finally finding Dr Bagnato. He immediately diagnosed and fixed my reflux. The procedure was easy and I was back to work in just a few days. I am so grateful to him I'm sleeping through the night for the first time in years. He is truly a lifesaver. A Happy...more
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