Dr. Richard Fox, MD

Dr. Richard Fox, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Richard Fox, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boulder, CO and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology, and more.

4743 Arapahoe Ave Ste 102

Boulder, CO 80303

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Fox's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox treats Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis more than 97% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Phlebitis
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombophlebitis
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox treats Anal Disorders more than 93% of his peers

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

Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox treats Breast Diseases more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Fox treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Fox's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Cancer
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Injuries
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux
Acid Reflux Surgery
Acute Appendicitis
Acute Cholecystitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Peripheral Arterial Occlusion
Adenocarcinoma of Lung
Adrenal Cortex Diseases
Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Medulla Tumor
Adrenal Tumor
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
All Lymphoma
Ambulatory Phlebectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal Repair
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Angiosarcoma of the Breast
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
Anorectal Disorders
Anorectal Stricture
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortoenteric Fistula
Appendiceal Tumor
Appendix Cancer
Appendix Disorders
Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
Arterial Graft
Arterial Insufficiency
Arterial Occlusive Disease
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
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 Disorders
Bile Duct Obstruction
Bile Duct Procedure
Bile Duct Surgery
Biliary Cancer
Biliary Colic
Biliary Disorders
Biliary Dyskinesia
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Clot
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bowel Resection
Bowel Strangulation
Bowel Surgery
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Duct Papilloma
Breast Exam
Breast Fibroadenoma
Breast Pain
Breast Surgical Procedure
Breast Tumor
Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Burn Care Services
Burn Injuries
Bypass Surgery
Carcinoma in Situ
Cardiovascular Disease
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Surgery
Carotid Ultrasound
Central Line Insertion
Chest Tube Insertion
Choledochal Cyst
Chronic Appendicitis
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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 (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Neck Mass
Exploratory Surgery
Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
Eye Cancer
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
Gastric Tube Insertion
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Conditions
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Imperforate Anus
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Intestinal Biopsy
Intestinal Cancer
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Obstruction
Joint Fusion
Kidney Cancer
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
Liver Cancer
Liver Surgery
Lung Biopsy
Lung Cancer
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymph Node Resection
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
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Mediastinal Surgery
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Disease
Pancreatic Surgery
Parathyroid Surgery
Pediatric Surgical Procedures
Peptic Ulcer
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Percutaneous Procedures
Percutaneous Tracheostomy
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
Peritoneal Dialysis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Biopsy
Port Placements or Replacements
Post-Operative Care
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Pre-Operative Care
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pruritus Ani
Pulmonary Disease
Rectal Diseases
Rectal Surgery
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Re-Operative Surgery
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Revision Surgery
Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Grafts
Skin Surgery
Small Bowel Surgery
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Stenosis
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Surgery, Trauma
Surgical Procedures
Suture Soft Tissue Wound
Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
Thoracoscopic Procedure
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroid Surgery
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Injuries
Tumor Resection
Tumor Surgery
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Vein Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Procedure
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Whipple Procedure

About Me

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 underst...


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

Board Certifications


Loyola University Med Center
Residency Hospital
Loyola University Med Center
Internship Hospital
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
Indiana University / School of Medicine
Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • English


  • 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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What People Say About Dr. Richard Fox, MD
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Dr. Fox and his office staff are amazing. I have been a patient of Dr. Fox for over three years and every visit has been on time and very thorough. It is a great feeling when you leave a doctor's office and know that you are receiving the best care. I live in Denver and drive to Boulder to see Dr....Read More
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Great experience. Very experienced Doctor. Procedure went well. Only opportunity - Reception could be a little more welcoming!
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The highest accolades go out to this office, everyone from receptionist to surgeon. Totally at ease with all aspects of my surgery and care. I feel so fortunate to have found Dr.Fox and would not hesitate to recommend him to all in need! Thank you,Dr.Fox and much continued success.
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My hernia repair surgery with Dr Fox was excellent. All my questions were discussed and answered. Very congenial and compassionate doctor. Follow up meeting was great.
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I appreciated his clear explanation of my medical problem and of my impending surgery. The staff was friendly, competent and caring. Should I need surgery in the future, I would not hesitate to go to Dr. Fox again!
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Alpine Surgical

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:15am - 4:45pm
    • Tue: 8:15am - 4:45pm
    • Wed: 8:15am - 4:45pm
    • Thu: 8:15am - 4:45pm
    • Fri: 8:15am - 3:45pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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  • Hours
    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: closed
    • Wed: closed
    • Thu: 8:30am - 11:30am
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Meritain Health
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Life
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Rocky Mountain Health Plans HMO
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO