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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

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • MidState Medical Center
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners


Yale University School of Medicine ‐ Cardiothoracic Surgery

Mount Sinai Hospital

Medical School
University of Philippines

Maimonides Medical Center


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Doctor explained all aspects of proposed care.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Katigbak is a Excellent Dr couldn't ask for a better doctor for keeping up on my condition every 3 to 6 months I'm so blessed to have him

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Katigbak is awesome. So grateful for his expertise, knowledge.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Katigbak is an excellent professional

5 out of 5 stars

Complete confidence in care

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Patel was also very exceptional. He put me at ease with his command of the procedure and understanding of my case. He explained everything well and followed up after the procedure.

5 out of 5 stars

My opinion, the entire Medical Staff that I was exposed to were ALL above my expectations especially compared to the medical professionals I've recently had outside of Hartford Healthcare.

5 out of 5 stars

EXCELLENT all the way! I met with Dr. Katigbak (sp) and was very happy with the care he provided!

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Dr.Batigbak explained my physical findings in clear and easily understood language. He presented the options and promised to consider my choice as fully as it is medically sound. He reassured me that he and his team value my ultimate good health and well being.

5 out of 5 stars

Everyone that I have dealt with has been sooooooo darn NICE! Dr Matigbak and Dr Babigian are angels!!!!!!!

5 out of 5 stars

I have referred this surgeon to another person with lung cancer already.

5 out of 5 stars

Great Doctor! Would recommend!Thank you for making sure everything went smoothly.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Katigbak is exceptional in intelligence, surgical skills, communication, kindness, compassion. He is the best surgeon and physician!

5 out of 5 stars

The nurses and office staff are diligent and very kind.


Top Doctors in Thoracic Surgery in 2011.



Aetna, Anthem, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, First Health Group Corp., Health New England, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, Oxford Health Plans, United Healthcare, BCBS Medicare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Healthy Connecticut, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc., One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, CarePartners of Connecticut

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