Dr. David Longcope, MD

Dr. David Longcope, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
50 y/o
(29)

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Dr. David Longcope, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Denver, CO. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Anal Prolapse
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • 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
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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

  • University of Vermont School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Upstate Medical University -Syracuse
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Longcope has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Rose Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Longcope is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Longcope's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Longcope to family and friends
4.3
based on 29 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Longcope's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Denver, Co |
I was extremely fortunate to have Dr. Longcope perform my surgery. A colon resection is not the operation anyone wants to have, but I am experiencing very little pain and expect a full and successful recovery. Not only is Dr. Longcope a leading expert in his field but his caring manner makes him...more
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in Golden |
I was extremely pleased with Dr. Longcope. He is definitely an expert in his field. It is like having the Mayo Clinic come to you in Denver! He made sure he answered all of my questions and fully understood what type of surgery I needed and why. I would recommend him to anyone who needs this...more
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in Durango, CO |
Dr. Longcope is over rated. He botched my surgery and then lied about what happened. He offered only 15% of the total cost of repairing the problem due to his errors. Rose Hospital also did not help either. I would stay away from both. Believe me, you don't want a colostomy bag for 6 weeks or...more
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in Gypsum, CO |
Dr Longcope performed a resection on my sigmoid colon and removed a large cancerous tumor in the process. He also performed a temporary ileostomy so the anastomosis could heal. All procedures were performed successfully and without complications. He was always very clear in explaining the surgical...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Longcope accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Longcope has admitting privileges

Rose Medical Center
4567 E 9th Ave
Denver, CO 80220
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