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Katigbak, Mario Winn, MD

Chief, Thoracic Surgery, Hartford Hospital





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Thoracic Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Antireflux Surgery, Chest Wall Surgery, Complex Esophagus Surgery, da Vinci Robotic Surgery, Esophageal Cancer, Foregut Surgery, Hiatal Hernia Repair, Lung Surgery, Malignant and Benign Pleural and Pericardial Disease, Mediastinum, Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy, Robotic Surgery, Thoracic Oncology, Thymoma Surgery, Upper Endoscopy, VATS Surgery


Yale University School of Medicine

Mount Sinai Hospital

Medical School
University of Philippines

Maimonides Medical Center


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Explanations of condition very clear, follow up plan initiated!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Katigbak was very kind. He spoke about my situation with knowledge and caring.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Katigbok was very friendly and informative. He helped put my mind at ease

5 out of 5 stars

They eased my worry of options.

5 out of 5 stars

The doctor was very caring and attentive to my needs. He put to rest my concerns. He was super nice.

5 out of 5 stars

After my visit I knew I had the best on your staff/Team. Very knowledgeable, pleasant, respectful and reassuring that I'm with the right Doctor.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Katigbak always answered my questions in detail. He always explained every question in a way that I could fully understand my problem. He made me feel very comfortable about my operation.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr was very pleasant. Explained the upcoming procedure and answered all our questions. It was a good experience

5 out of 5 stars

This being a "follow-up" visit, the doctor was very clear as to my condition and what was happening. He was also very interested in my concerns and was very assuring. A "follow-up" appt is scheduled for one year.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Katigbak was very informative and reassuring. He made both my wife and I very comfortable with the possibility of a positive outcome for my treatment.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Katigbak was great. He explained everything and was very concerned about my condition. Honestly one of the best doctors I have dealt with.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Katigbak is very caring and honest - I love him.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

As always, the appointment covered all my questions thoroughly.

5 out of 5 stars

Great people. Welcoming atmosphere.


Top Doctors in Thoracic Surgery in 2011.



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