Dr. Richard Montgomery, MD

Dr. Richard Montgomery, MD

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Age 54
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Dr. Richard Montgomery, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in surgical oncology, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

1221 S Broadway Fl 2

Lexington, KY 40504

Contact Information

(859) 258-4271

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 90% of peers
Stomach Diseases
high
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Montgomery's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Montgomery "Dr Montgomery is a Board Certified General Surgeon and a Fellowship trained Surgical Oncologist who has been working in Lexington for the past 25 years. He has extensive experience in the treatment of Breast Cancer, Colon and Retal Cancer, Pancreatic cancer GI cancer. <elanoma , Thyroid, etc. He is also trained in advanced Minimally Invasive (laproscopic) surgery as well as Robotic Surgery. He has also remained current and active in the realm of General Surgery and is available to treat any nimber of surgical aiolments including thyroid, parathyroid and GERD related diseases. Dr Montgomery takes a active role in his patients care and remains their advocate throughout their entire tereatment course. He is available weekly and will routinely add appointment times to accomodate new patients. His office staff is extremely friendly, caring, kind and resorsful. Routine wait times are kept to an absolute minimum. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Montgomery "Patient focused care with an emphasis on providing the patient with all the information needed to make the appropriate decisions in their care.  He offers sound diagnosis and presents treatment optins with guidence toward a reccomendation that takes each patient's individual situation into consiederation."

7  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

110  Conditions Treated

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68  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • 1993-1996
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • 1996-1998
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Fox Chae Cancer Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Montgomery has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Montgomery's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Montgomery

4.1

Based on 9 reviews

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Dr. Montgomery is very involved in the entire process. Very personable and easy to work with. He did numerous tests to try and avoid invasive surgery and explained everything he was doing fully. After surgery he checked on me every day in addition to the resident doctor's checkup. I would highly...Read More
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Wonderful bedside. Took great care of mom. Answered every question. Really cared about her on her situation.
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Put us at ease quickly. Really cares about me and what happens. Very knowledgable and up to date. VERY Kind and reassuring
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