Dr. Edward Hepworth, MD

Dr. Edward Hepworth, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Edward Hepworth, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and ear, nose, and throat.

IMMUNOe Health Centers

15470 E Smoky Hill Rd

Aurora, CO 80015
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • PacificSource
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hepworth "Comprehensive care of patients' nasal and sinus problems in a partnership with their other health care providers is my top priority."


  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • Colorado State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University of New Mexico Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of New Mexico Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • California Sinus Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hepworth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hepworth does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hepworth and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Hepworth's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hepworth to family and friends
based on 62 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hepworth's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

in Durango, CO
Dr. Hepworth is like no other physician or surgeon I have ever been to. His ability to think through treatment plans surgical procedure's impact on a patient sets him far apart from others in his field. He was able to piece together a 30 year problem that was complicated by many misdiagnoses and...more
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in Brighton, CO
Never go to this Dr...Your life can depend on it.. He did nasal surgery on my husband in April. and 12 hours later he was fighting for his life from toxic shock and sepsis in ICU. ER Dr. stated if I had gotten him there 2 hours later he would not have made it. It damaged his heart and now at 55 he...more
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Dr. Hepworth is an incredible ENT who thinks outside of the box & has the ability to assist patients dealing with atypical ENT issues. However, a Dr is only as good as his support team & unfortunately, his staff including his nurse practitioner get low marks for letting things slip through the...more
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in Denver, CO
He is excellent. He performed extensive sinus surgery on me 3-13-2016. I had minimal bleeding and a quick complete recovery. I am thrilled to report that I have not been sick a day since after 30 plus years of sinusitis. I am thrilled to be well and clear headed and energetic. He is amazing.
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in Englewood, CO
He was highly recommended to me as well & when I first met him he was very attentive & trying to help figure out options. However, after I had complications post surgery & with medications used, I was clearly dismissed by him & his NP. They downplayed my concerns that something was not right post...more
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