Dr. Janine Meza, MD

Dr. Janine Meza, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
52 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Janine Meza, MD is a general surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from University Of Colorado in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

Dr Janine Meza's Office

1601 E 19th Ave Ste 3650

Denver, CO 80218
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
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more than 28% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 25% of peers
Stomach Diseases
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more than 22% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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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

  • University Of Colorado
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Meza has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Meza's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meza to family and friends
2.9
based on 14 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Meza's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

in Lander, WY
Dr.Meza literally saved my life when I had a ruptured appendix and many complications afterwards. I have had other doctors comment on my small appendectomy scar and she was willing to perform a second surgery after I developed adhesions. I was pregnant at the time when my appendix burst, and my...more
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in Aurora, CO
Dr Meza is a great doctor! Very genuine! I would definitely recommend Dr Meza to friends and family! Also Dr Meza has the sweetest receptionist that is very kind from the time you walk in the door til the time you walk out the door!!!
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in Denver, CO
My appointment with Dr. Meza was one of three consultations (with separate surgeons) for a lumpectomy. In contrast to the other surgeons' offices, Jill (w/Dr. Meza) was not willing to order my records, nor did she know the process for getting the records. When I arrived for my appt, she failed to...more
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in Aurora
The receptionist Jill is unprofessional. Jill belittled me, Jill had me harassed by security for an emergency medical situation. For the second time she embarrassed me for my emergency medical condition. Had the nerve to laugh at my medical conditions as well. The receptionist needs to go 0 Stars...more
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