Dr. Benjamin Delano, MD

Dr. Benjamin Delano, MD

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43 y/o
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Dr. Benjamin Delano, MD is a general surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Colorado Springs Surgical Associates, PC

2222 N Nevada Ave Ste 5017

Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Anal Fistula
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Delano "The surgeons and staff of Colorado Springs Surgical Associates are dedicated to providing the finest in surgical care for our patients. We strive to maintain the highest standards in the delivery of care, while at the same time ensuring that each patient is treated with compassion and attention to individual needs. As a result, our practice has built a statewide reputation since its establishment over 35 years ago."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

39  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.

Education

  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Delano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Delano's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Delano

4.2

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Delano is a good surgeon. However, the receptionists need training in efficiency and compassion. They are uncaring, unapologetic and inadequate. They are not the face that should represent a fine MD. I had a 3 mo. f/u 15 min appt., scheduled which they did not save, and when I drove 2...Read More
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Ken Rhodes in Pueblo, CO – Jul 24, 2018
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Dr. Delano is an excellent surgeon and I would highly recommend him to anyone. He earned my trust and confidence from the first consult. The surgery he performed for colon cancer went well and he continued follow up visits twice a day in the hospital. He is a very talented, highly skilled and...Read More
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Debra Eastman – May 15, 2018
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Dr Delano and his staff are the best. He is upfront about what to expext, personal, punctual. From start to follow up after surgery I ciuld not be more pleased..
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Louis in Colorado Springs – Dec 21, 2017
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Dr. Delano is simply the best surgeon in his field in Colorado. The nursing staff at penrose refers to him as {The big dog} and that means anything real serious that needs attention fast hes likely to be called first. He is my surgeon and he never gave up on me and others would have. You would be...Read More
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James Hayes in Colorado Springs, CO – Feb 27, 2017
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Dr. Delano was great at my apt yesterday. The staff is nice too. He didn't try to push surgery on me and explained so thoroughly my situation and I even learned things about hemorrhoids that I didn't know. IF I had to have surgery, I would trust Dr. Delano completely. He was informative and he...Read More
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Dorothy Chamberlin in Colorado Springs, CO – May 27, 2016
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