Dr. Richard Rasmussen, MD

Dr. Richard Rasmussen, MD

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Dr. Richard Rasmussen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Provo, UT and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

3550 N University Ave Ste 250

Provo, UT 84604

Contact Information

(801) 374-9625

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Rasmussen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rasmussen performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Rasmussen performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rasmussen treats Obesity more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Rasmussen treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rasmussen performs Stomach Surgery more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Rasmussen performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Rasmussen's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Surgery
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
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
Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Obesity
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
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Phoenix Integrated Surgery Res/Good Samaritan
Residency Hospital
1999
Good Samaritan Regional Med Center
Internship Hospital
1998
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
Brigham Young University
Undergraduate School
2003
1999
1998
1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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He's amazing! I have lost 180 lbs after my Bariatric surgery, and I didn't have even one complication. He's the best!
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Dr. Rasmussen is a skilled surgeon who cares about his patients. He has made himself available for questions, concerns, and great follow up care.
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Found Dr. Rasmussen and his EXCELLENT Nurse "Laura" via a ton of research. I needed to have a Nissen Wrap redone due to a recurrent Hiatial Hernia, and massive heartburn/GERD. Very easy to work with and lots of experience in his field. Still recovering at home but ZERO Heartburn. Very happy...Read More
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Dr. Rasmussen came highly recommended to us. As I waited to be taken in for my Cancer surgery, another doctor that did a knee replacement walked by. He stopped and was sad for what I was going through but commented that he has Dr. Rasmussen do any surgery he needs done. That is as good of a...Read More
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Dr.Rasmussen is an extremely caring and knowledgeable physician. He has performed two surgeries for me and I was given the best treatment and am very thankful to have him as my physician. He is very approachable and professional.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
Value Care
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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