Dr. James Denton, MD

Dr. James Denton, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o
(9)

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Dr. James Denton, MD is a general surgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Surgical Consultants of Aurora

1421 S Potomac St Ste 220

Aurora, CO 80012
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

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30  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

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Dr. Denton's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Denton to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Denton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (2)

To all whom may read... Dr. James Denton removed a 33 pound tumor from my body. During consultation he was very calm and honest. He stated that there was much uncertainty as to how the surgery would go & that I would be in ICU for 8-10 days. At the end of consultation he asked if I had any ?s. I...more
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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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