Dr. Richard J. Fox, MD

Dr. Richard J. Fox, MD

General Surgery | Male | 45 years old

Surgical Care with an Individual Touch! At Alpine Surgical, the practice of Dr. Richard J. Fox, it is our mission to provide state-of-the-art, compassionate, personalized surgical care to all. We are committed to providing you with a complete understanding of your medical condition, the various available treatment methods, as well as the details of their surgery. It is our belief that education is paramount prior to proceeding with your surgery. You and your family members can be assured of outstanding surgical expertise both in and out of the operating room. Additional websites; Boulder Breast Center www.boulderbreastcenter.com; Boulder Vein Center www.boulderveins.comRead more

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Surgical Care with an Individual Touch! At Alpine Surgical, the practice of Dr. Richard J. Fox, it is our mission to provide state-of-the-art, compassionate, personalized surgical care to all. We are committed to providing you with a complete understanding of your medical condition, the various available treatment methods, as well as the details of their surgery. It is our belief that education is paramount prior to proceeding with your surgery. You and your family members can be assured of outstanding surgical expertise both in and out of the operating room. Additional websites; Boulder Breast Center www.boulderbreastcenter.com; Boulder Vein Center www.boulderveins.comRead more

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracic Oncology
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Injuries
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Peripheral Arterial Occlusion
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma of Lung
  • Adenopathy
  • Adhesions
  • Adrenal Cortex Diseases
  • Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Medulla Tumor
  • Adrenal Tumor
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itch
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Anorectal Stricture
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortoenteric Fistula
  • Appendiceal Tumor
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Appendix Disorders
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Arterial Occlusive Disease
  • Artery Disorders
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Diseases of the Bile Ducts
  • Benign Diseases of the Gallbladder
  • Benign Diseases of the Liver
  • Benign Diseases of the Pancreas
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bowel Strangulation
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Pain
  • Breast Tumor
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant Diseases of the Bile Ducts
  • Malignant Diseases of the Gallbladder
  • Malignant Diseases of the Liver
  • Malignant Diseases of the Pancreas
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Malignant Tumor
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Tumor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Amputation
  • Anal Repair
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
  • Arterial Graft
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bullectomy
  • Burn Care Services
  • Bypass Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Joint Fusion
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Revascularization
  • Revision Surgery
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Shunts
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Surgery
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tumor Resection
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vasectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Whipple Procedure

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Loyola University Med Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Loyola University Med Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Indiana University / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • National Board of Medical Examiners
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support
    • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1994
    • Diplomate American Board of Surgery
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Fox'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. Fox

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. Fox's Care Philosophy

Surgical Care with an Individual Touch! At Alpine Surgical, the practice of Dr. Richard J. Fox, it is our mission to provide state-of-the-art, compassionate, personalized surgical care to all. We are committed to providing you with a complete understanding of your medical condition, the various available treatment methods, as well as the details of their surgery. It is our belief that education is paramount prior to proceeding with your surgery. You and your family members can be assured of outstanding surgical expertise both in and out of the operating room. Additional websites; Boulder Breast Center www.boulderbreastcenter.com; Boulder Vein Center www.boulderveins.com