Dr. Richard Rasmussen, MD

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Dr. Richard Rasmussen, MD

General Surgery | Male

Utah Surgical Associates, Provo, UT 3550 N University Ave Ste 250, Provo, UT 84604 Get Directions

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      5 based on 15 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Rasmussen's Office & Staff
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      Very professional and competent. Repaired two hernias laproscopically with no complications, quick recovery time and very little pain.
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Bariatric Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Rasmussen's Board Certifications

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Fissure
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Lump
      • Carcinoma in Situ
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Cholelithiasis
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Hernia
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Obesity
      • Rib Fracture
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominal Surgery
      • Appendectomy
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagomyotomy
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gastrectomy
      • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
      • Gastric Bypass Surgery
      • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
      • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
      • Thoracentesis
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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        Malpractice Claims not available

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Utah School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1998

      • Internship Hospital
        Good Samaritan Regional Med Center

        Completed in 1999

      • Residency Hospital
        Phoenix Integrated Surgery Res/Good Samaritan

        Completed in 2003

      • Undergraduate School
        Brigham Young University

        Graduated in 1994

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Rasmussen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Utah not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Rasmussen's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Rasmussen

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Rasmussen's Care Philosophy

      You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team.