Dr. Carl Rigby MD
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Dr. Carl Rigby specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, thoracic surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Details of Dr. Rigby's experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at University of Mississippi are available on your free doctor report.
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7777 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Carl Rigby identified specializing in
Cardiac Surgery, Vascular SurgeryVascular Surgery
A surgeon with expertise in the management of surgical disorders of the blood vessels, excluding the intercranial vessels or the heart. and Thoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery
A thoracic surgeon provides the operative, perioperative care, and critical care of patients with pathologic conditions within the chest. Included is the surgical care of coronary artery disease, cancers of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the trachea, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors of the mediastinum, and diseases of the diaphragm. The management of the airway and injuries of the chest is within the scope of the specialty. Thoracic surgeons have the knowledge, experience and technical skills to accurately diagnose, operate upon safely, and effectively manage patients with thoracic diseases of the chest. This requires substantial knowledge of cardiorespiratory physiology and oncology, as well as capability in the use of heart assist devices, management of abnormal heart rhythms and drainage of the chest cavity, respiratory support systems, endoscopy, and invasive and noninvasive diagnostic techniques. No Sub-Specialty.. He is certified in Thoracic Surgery.
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Dr. Rigby is affiliated with 2 hospitals:
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
EducationDr. Rigby attended medical school at University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Additional residency training in General Surgery was conducted at University of Mississippi Medical Center. Advanced training program of a fellowship in Thoracic Surgery was conducted at . Advanced training program of a fellowship in Cardiac Surgery was conducted at .
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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