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Alberto Cayton, MD

Dr. Cayton is a surgeon in the NYC area. He is affiliated with The Brooklyn Hospital Center.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
2.3k doctors
Top 15%
2.3k doctors
Top 5%
1.1k doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 75% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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748 doctors
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748 doctors
Top 5%
373 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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108 doctors
Top 15%
107 doctors
Top 5%
53 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw keloid patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
61 doctors
Top 15%
60 doctors
Top 5%
30 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more hidradenitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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254 doctors
Top 15%
254 doctors
Top 5%
126 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more lipoma patients than 95% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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125 doctors
Top 15%
126 doctors
Top 5%
62 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw ganglion cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
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58 doctors
Top 15%
58 doctors
Top 5%
29 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more mastitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
382 doctors
Top 15%
382 doctors
Top 5%
191 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw HIV patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
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243 doctors
Top 15%
244 doctors
Top 5%
121 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more inguinal hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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561 doctors
Top 15%
560 doctors
Top 5%
280 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more open wound patients than 75% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
498 doctors
Top 15%
497 doctors
Top 5%
248 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw hemorrhoid patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
89 doctors
Top 15%
88 doctors
Top 5%
44 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw gynecomastia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
116 doctors
Top 15%
116 doctors
Top 5%
57 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more ventral hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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495 doctors
Top 15%
495 doctors
Top 5%
247 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more breast cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2.4k doctors
Top 15%
2.4k doctors
Top 5%
1.2k doctors
Dr. Cayton saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
138 doctors
Top 15%
138 doctors
Top 5%
68 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw fibrocystic breast patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
2.7k doctors
Top 15%
2.7k doctors
Top 5%
1.3k doctors
Dr. Cayton saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
128 doctors
Top 15%
128 doctors
Top 5%
63 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw breast cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
1.2k doctors
Top 15%
1.2k doctors
Top 5%
596 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more cellulitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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405 doctors
Top 15%
405 doctors
Top 5%
202 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more gallstones patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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654 doctors
Top 15%
653 doctors
Top 5%
326 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more biliary tract disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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289 doctors
Top 15%
289 doctors
Top 5%
144 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw sebaceous cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
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206 doctors
Top 15%
206 doctors
Top 5%
103 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw pressure ulcer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
2.5k doctors
Top 15%
2.5k doctors
Top 5%
1.2k doctors
Dr. Cayton saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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1.6k doctors
Top 15%
1.6k doctors
Top 5%
824 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw asthma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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195 doctors
Top 15%
194 doctors
Top 5%
97 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more umbilical hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.6k doctors
Top 15%
1.6k doctors
Top 5%
784 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
31 doctors
Top 15%
30 doctors
Top 5%
15 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw anal fistula patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
167 doctors
Top 15%
168 doctors
Top 5%
83 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw skin tag patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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1.4k doctors
Top 15%
1.4k doctors
Top 5%
694 doctors
Dr. Cayton saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Cayton accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic) $3,306 – 17.2k
Gallbladder removal (open) $6,636 – 28.5k
Hernia surgery (inguinal) $4,686 – 13.7k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Cayton’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Cayton 10%
Predicted for his patients 19%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Cayton’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Cayton’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Cayton’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Cayton’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Cayton’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Cayton 88%
Predicted for his patients 68%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Cayton’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Cayton’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Cayton’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Cayton’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Cayton’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
89%
outpatient hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Cayton’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Cayton’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Cayton’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Cayton’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Cayton sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

The Brooklyn Hospital Center
121 Dekalb Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11201
219 miles away

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Credentials
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University of the Philippines Manila College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION
  • Far Eastern University Institute of Medicine, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1965

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Cayton is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • MedCost
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield