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 15 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

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rasmussen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obesity
very high
more than 92% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 91% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Rasmussen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rasmussen "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."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

38  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rasmussen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rasmussen's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rasmussen to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Rasmussen'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...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...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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Very professional and competent. Repaired two hernias laproscopically with no complications, quick recovery time and very little pain.
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