Dr. Richard Lovato, MD

Dr. Richard Lovato, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. Richard Lovato, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of New Mexico / Main Campus in 1994 and specializes in general surgery.

11700 W 2nd Pl Ste 210

Lakewood, CO 80228

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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. Lovato's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovato performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lovato performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovato performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lovato performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Ventral Hernia
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovato treats Ventral Hernia more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lovato treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lovato's conditions and procedures:

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Lovato believes that caring for patients is a God-given honor and privilege, which shall never be taken for granted and is considered the ultimate blessing to have the capacity to serve others through surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice/OMT
  • General Surgery

Education

1998
University Of Ky Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
University of Kentucky
Internship Hospital
1994
University of New Mexico / Main Campus
Medical School
1986
University of New Mexico / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
1998
1995
1994
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lovato's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lovato

4.3

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
69.23076923076923%
(9)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
3 Stars
15.384615384615385%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
7.6923076923076925%
(1)

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Dr. Lovato is excellent! I had a cyst on my thigh that increased in size very quickly, then became infected. I schedule an appointment with Dr. Lovato who said it needed to be removed immediately. He worked me into his already full schedule that week and removed the cyst. Everything went...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
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Navigate HMO
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