Dr. Richard Lovato, MD

Dr. Richard Lovato, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Lovato, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in general surgery.

St Anthony Health Centers Associated Surgeons

11700 W 2nd Pl Ste 210

Lakewood, CO 80228
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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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Top Care Areas

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Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
more than 5% of peers
Incisional Hernia
more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Lovato's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lovato "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."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice/OMT
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians**
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Lovato, MD
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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