Dr. Richard Eller, MD

Dr. Richard Eller, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Eller, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Dallas, TX. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

18800 Preston Rd Ste 310

Dallas, TX 75252

Contact Information

(214) 619-5225

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
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more than 5% of peers
Appendicitis
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more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eller "I practice general surgery and perform most procedures laparoscopically. I like to know my patients as individuals, and I have a "family doctor" approach to surgical care. I also practice bariatric medicine, helping patients to manage their weight with nutritional counseling and lifestyle change."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Endometriosis of Colon
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heartburn
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Lump
  • Mass
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mole
  • Multi-System Organ Failure
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatitis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Weight Loss
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Tube Feeding
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Texas A&M University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • St Paul Hosp-U Tex Sw
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • St Paul Hosp-U Tex Sw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eller has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eller's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eller to family and friends
4.8
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Eller's Performance

Trustworthiness
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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 (2)

in Dallas, TX |
Somehow my intestines had gotten twisted and then adhered itself to my stomach wall. Dr. Eller literally saved my life. I can't begin to say enough good things about Dr. Eller. He has operated on me twice now, and I trust him completely. He is very personable and just a caring man. I Love Dr Eller
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Dr. Eller did surgery to have my gall bladder removed. Operation went well and I have no complications from the surgery. I was able to go to work after 5 days. Dr. Eller spent significant time with me (more than any other Dr. I have been to) to go over the procedure in detail. I was even able to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Eller accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    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
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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