Dr. Ernesto Herfter, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(13)
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Dr. Ernesto Herfter, MD
Dr. Ernesto Herfter, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Denver, CO. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Herfter is affiliated with Porter Adventist Hospital.

950 E Harvard Ave Ste 200

Denver, CO 80210

Contact Information
Dr. Ernesto Herfter, MD

Dr. Ernesto Herfter, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • 13 More

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Care Philosophy

My philosophy is to strive for personalized medicine as much as possible while focusing on prevention, lifestyle modification, and minimally invasive care.  I believe that a large portion of current health needs are caused by our immediate environment and lifestyle.
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Dr. Herfter's Experience

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Dr. Herfter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
20

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
17

Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Vaccination

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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Chihuahua, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Southside Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Herfter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Herfter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Herfter to family and friends
4.6
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Herfter'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Denver, CO |
Attentive and invested - felt at ease - truly Dr. Herfter is a knowledgeable and caring Doctor. A Good soul!~
in Panama City, FL |
I wanna say dr herfter saved my life. a few years ago. not only did he took great care of me for the 8yrs I was with him, he saved me by being a caring and understanding dr. my depression was so bad that I hung myself and lived. immediately I called his office within mins he personally called me and got me the help I needed. this was in Albuquerque. I moved on and still working my stuff out. he also has moved on I hear. I'm in florida and would give anything to have a dr like dr herter.
in Albuquerque, NM |
he is the best!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Herfter accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Herfter has admitting privileges

Porter Adventist Hospital
2525 S Downing St
Denver, CO 80210
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