Dr. Ernesto Herfter, MD

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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.

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Dr. Herfter's 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 Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Herfter to family and friends
    4.6
    based on 12 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
      VERY GOOD
    • 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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    Dr. Herfter's 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.

    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

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • Family Practice

    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)

    Education

    • Medical School
      Universidad Autonoma De Chihuahua, Facultad De Medicina

      Graduated in 1987

    • Residency Hospital
      Southside Hospital

      Completed in 1996

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • 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