Dr. Richard Lovato, MD

Dr. Richard Lovato, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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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 20 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

Treatment Frequency
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
normal
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
    1998
  • 1995
    University of Kentucky
    Internship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    University of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Medical School
    1994
  • 1986
    University of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School
    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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Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
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Medicaid
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Navigate HMO
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