Dr. Richard Fortunato, DO

Dr. Richard Fortunato, DO

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Age 43
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Dr. Richard Fortunato, DO is a general surgery specialist in Fredericksburg, VA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie in 2003 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

4548 Empire Ct

Fredericksburg, VA 22408

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fortunato's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal or Rectal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fortunato treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fortunato treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fortunato treats Anal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fortunato treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fortunato treats Hemorrhoids more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fortunato treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fortunato's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Fortunato, DO is a general surgery specialist in Fredericksburg, VA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie in 2003 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • Louisiana State University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 2003
    Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie
    Medical School
    2003

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Dr. Fortunato's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fortunato

3.7

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
2 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
1 Star
21.05263157894737%
(4)

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Dr. Fortunato is excellent in his work and a very caring surgeon. He operated on me for a fistula (ruptured intestine) and completely resolved my problem. He's also successfully removed several large polyps during colonoscopies with minimal discomfort. He always follows up to be sure everything is...Read More
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Too quippy and rushed when visiting with my mother, father, and me after complicated bowel surgery on my mother. I understand he’s “the best” at colorectal surgery in the area, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a better bed-side manner and talk more slowly so your elderly mother can understand...Read More
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Dr. Fortunato is a great doctor! He has a great bedside manor. He explains problems and procedures excellently. I would recommend him and his practice to any one in need of a colorectal surgeon.
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Dr. Fortunato does an amazing job explaining procedures and recovery process. He truly listen to your concerns and gives you clear instructions. He truly sees the patient as a person, has great compassion and treats the disease with confidence and assertiveness.
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Dr. Fortunato saved my life! thanks to him I am here and I am cancer free!
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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Stafford Hospital

Stafford, VA

Mary Washington Hospital

Fredericksburg, VA