Dr. James Denton, MD

Dr. James Denton, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
53 y/o
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Dr. James Denton, MD is a general surgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

Colorado Surgical and Critical Care Association

1421 S Potomac St Ste 110

Aurora, CO 80012
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 72% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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more than 64% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
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more than 62% of peers

Dr. Denton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

Less

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • 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.

Education

  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Colorado
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Denton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

The Medical Center of Aurora

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy

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Dr. Denton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Denton to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Denton'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 (1)

I would not recommend this doctor. I was referred to Dr. Denton due to an ER visit only to be turned down for any help. His associate told me this was due to the terminology the radiologist used in his report but I think it was because he didn't accept BCBS insurance. I am left in the same...more
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