Dr. Richard Oppeltz, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 45

Dr. Oppeltz

Wabash General Hospital

1418 College Dr Mount Carmel, IL 62863

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(618) 262-8621

Dr. Richard Oppeltz, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Mount Carmel, IL and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Central Venezuela / Luis Razetti School of Medicine medical school in 2000. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and Wabash General Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Oppeltz to book an appointment.

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Dr. Oppeltz is affiliated with Wabash General Hospital Mount Carmel, a highly rated hospital.

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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Oppeltz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Wound Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oppeltz performs Wound Repair more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Oppeltz performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oppeltz performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Oppeltz performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, or Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oppeltz performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Oppeltz performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Oppeltz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Empyema
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Oppeltz accepts the following insurance:

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Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Biography

Dr. Richard Oppeltz, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Mount Carmel, IL and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2000
University of Central Venezuela / Luis Razetti School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Richard Oppeltz, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Oppeltz frequently treats Wound Repair, Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage), and Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Oppeltz treats.

Where is Dr. Richard Oppeltz, MD's office located?

Dr. Oppeltz's office is located at 1418 College Dr, Mount Carmel, IL 62863. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Wabash General Hospital1418 College Dr Mount Carmel, IL 62863
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University of Missouri Health Care1 Hospital Dr Columbia, MO 65201
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Oppeltz is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

Columbia, MO

Wabash General Hospital

Mount Carmel, IL

88% Patient Experience Rating, 19% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)