Dr. Leonardo Alfaro, MD

Dr. Leonardo Alfaro, MD

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Dr. Leonardo Alfaro, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Denver, CO. He has been practicing for 18 years.

2045 Franklin St

Denver, CO 80205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
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more than 38% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 31% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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more than 25% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • 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
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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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

  • Escuela Autonoma De Ciencias Medicas De Centro America, Universidad De Ciencias Medicas (Ucimed)
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alfaro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alfaro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alfaro to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Alfaro'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Denver, CO |
He saved my life. He is a great doctor.
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Dr. Alfaro accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Hospitals where Dr. Alfaro has admitting privileges

Saint Joseph Hospital
1375 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
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