Dr. Ioannis Raftopoulos, MD

Dr. Ioannis Raftopoulos, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ioannis Raftopoulos, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Aristotelio University Of Thessaloniki in 1993 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

1000 Asylum Ave

Hartford, CT 06105

Contact Information

(860) 970-8378

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 44% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 18% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Raftopoulos "As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care and most importantly high quality care for lifetime."


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated



Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

1 Sanction
  • Other (8/18/2015)
    Action Taken: Consent Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Connecticut
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • 1st Highschool Of Athens
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Aristotelio University Of Thessaloniki
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • U Of Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • W Pa Allegheny Hs
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • PHD In Surgical Oncology
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Raftopoulos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Raftopoulos to family and friends
based on 53 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

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Dr. Raftopoulos' Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Wonderful Dr who is running a top rate program!
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I would like to know who is it that remarked that Dr. Raftopoulos is an unskilled surgeon who does a horrible job. He is one of the most experienced, excellent , caring bariatric surgeons on the face of this earth. I am one of his MANY patients who trust him with my life. He is truly gifted and...more
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My mother had a lap band placed many years ago by a different MD. She suffered so many complications I wouldn't know where to begin. Dr Raftopolous literally saved her life. The band was infected and adhered to her body. I will be forever grateful!
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I have started seeing Dr. Raftopoulos for weight loss at his new clinic at Holyoke Medical Center in MA. So far, he has impressed me with his knowledge, his understanding and his willingness to communicate/answer any questions or concerns that I have had. I just began my journey with him, and his...more
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