Dr. James Garlitz, MD

Dr. James Garlitz, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
47 y/o
(8)

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Garlitz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Westminster, CO and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, wound & burn care, and more.

Front Range Surgical Associates

8300 Alcott St Ste 201

Westminster, CO 80031
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Ventral Hernia
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more than 5% of peers
Breast Lump
normal
more than 5% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Garlitz'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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garlitz "As a surgeon, I believe in quality and compassionate surgical care. I strive to do the right procedure for the right patient at the right time. I specialize in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) treatment for complex, abdominal wall hernia, breast cancer, thyroid and parathyroid disease, and surgical disease of the gallbladder, colon, intestine and stomach. I also manage and treat complicated, chronic wounds with advanced modalities, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Wound & Burn Care
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
30

Conditions Treated

41

Procedures

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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

  • Montana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Marshfield Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Marshfield Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garlitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garlitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garlitz to family and friends
4.4
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Garlitz's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Denver, CO
Dr. Garlitz is HIGHLY professional and and personable.
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