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About Dr. John N Nigro

Dr. John N Nigro, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Vascular Surgery. Dr. Nigro has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John N Nigro is Great. Dr. John N Nigro has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John N Nigro is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Rady Childrens Hospital San Diego

3020 Childrens Way
San Diego, CA 92123
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Specialties

Dr. John N Nigro has the following 2 specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
    They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. John N Nigro has the following 7 expertise

  • Diabetes Complications
  • Lung Diseases
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Aneurysm
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Varicose Veins

Dr. John N Nigro has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. John N Nigro is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Do not trust the life of your child in his hands

He made mistake after mistake on my child and literally got away with her passing away from all the mistakes he made. This man stood by for three days as my daughter coded over and over again because he kinked her coronary artery during a mitral valve repair and caused other damage that could not be fixed. He was cold as ice. never said sorry or even acted like he cared. I have So I with many parents from AZ that had to take their child out of state for repairs after having him work on them. I have all of my daughters medical records that prove all the damaged that was caused to her in his care. It's to late for me to save my daughter so please do not trust the care of this man and seek another surgeon. God bless you and your family as you travel this hard road with your heart warrior.

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Oriana

Dr. Nigro has my utmost respect as a surgeon. I give him and his staff credit for celebrating my daughters 4th birthday today. He has done an excellent job with all three of her heart surgeries. He truly cares about his patients and their families. Our gratitude is endless.

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Best cardiac surgeon ever

best doctor i have ever come across for my son with heart disease.. have 100% faith in this man and he saved my sons life. my son is about to have open heart here in 3 weeks and the one thing holding me together is knowing he is doing the surgery again... definetly a 5 star plus rating

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Excellent Doctor

Performed open heart surgery on my daughter at 4 mos. and 1 yr. Both times surgery was a total success and she is doing great due to his excellent care. He is caring and his surgical skills are the best .

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Lac Usc Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John N Nigro accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO

Locations & Directions

Rady Childrens Hospital San Diego, 3020 Childrens Way, San Diego, CA

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