Dr. Alfonso Preciado, MD

Dr. Alfonso Preciado, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alfonso Preciado, MD is a general surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in general surgery, gastroenterological surgery, and more.

Mountain Star General Surgery

1250 E 3900 S Ste 460

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Preciado performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Umbilical Hernia
more than 5% of peers
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
more than 5% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Preciado's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Preciado "My approach to patients is essentially the way I would like me or my family members to be treated. I like to take my time, talk to patients, and listen to them so I can offer them tailored treatment to their choices and also to allow me to make recommendations based on what specific problems they came to see me for."

4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

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52  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Panama
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Preciado has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Preciado's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Preciado to family and friends
16 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Preciado's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I had a very pleasant experience with Dr. Preciado. I went in for a hernia surgery. He was kind, calm, explained the procedure to me and put me at ease. The procedure went perfectly and before I knew it I was recovering. Everything went as perfectly as if I had just imagined it. I would definitely...more
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I went into Dr. Preciado's office for the first time a couple weeks ago. I was very impressed by his entire staff. I felt very relaxed and comfortable and they all knew what they were talking about. I highly recommend Dr. Preciado and his staff at Lone Peak Hospital.
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I was impresed with Dr. Preciado's willingness to explain the situation and his carefulness.
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I would absolutely recommend Dr Alphonso Preciado to anyone I know who may require his medical services. Thank you, Niki Guzman
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Dr Preciado surgically repaired a inguinal hernia that Had been causing me trouble for over a year. From the initial consultation, and through the surgery he was confident and professional along with a very rare personal level of care. My mechanical/endoscopic surgery was performed perfectly with...more
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