Dr. Michael Fraterelli, MD

Dr. Michael Fraterelli, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Fraterelli, MD is a general surgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in general surgery and gastroenterological surgery.Read his story

Surgical Consultants of Aurora

1421 S Potomac St Ste 220

Aurora, CO 80012
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Fraterelli's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fraterelli "Dr. Fraterelli grew up in Denver, Colorado. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from Colorado College in 1988. He spent two years in Guatemala with the Peace Corps before earning his Doctor of Medicine degree at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. He is a member of Trauma Surgical Team at The Medical Center of Aurora. His clinical interests include advanced laparoscopic gallbladder, colon and hernia surgery. He speaks fluent Spanish. Dr. Fraterelli enjoys traveling with his wife and daughter, soccer, and golf. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fraterelli "Our general surgery group was founded nearly fifty years ago to serve the needs of this community.  Our mission is to take care of patients with surgical problems in a compassionate and understanding manner. "

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Colon Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Arbitration Award : 2015
    Nature of Complaint: Mediator, Arbitrator, or Court: William D. Neighbors
    State: Colorado
1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care (4/16/2015)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Colorado College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Fraterelli has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Fraterelli has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fraterelli's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fraterelli to family and friends
26 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Fraterelli's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Needed gallbladder surgery and Dr F. & staff fit me in quickly - The Dr & staff took the EXTRA time to explain everything to me & my husband. Incredible !! Too many great things to say about Dr & staff. I have already referred friends.
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Dr. Fraterelli has an aire of confidence about him that exudes when you meet him. He will not beat around the bush to tell you what the situation is, but instead he will explain things that the normal person could understand. He will take the time to explain things to you, with a graceful...more
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