Dr. Richard Tillquist, MD

Dr. Richard Tillquist, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Tillquist, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Englewood, CO and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.


601 E Hampden Ave Ste 470

Englewood, CO 80113
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tillquist performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 89% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 63% of peers
more than 59% of peers

Dr. Tillquist'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.

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

34  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tillquist has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tillquist's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tillquist to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tillquist's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I just want to thank Dr. Tillquist for 16 sweet years of weight loss of over 170 pounds that have stayed off! I am celebrating! This man has saved my life even though I had some rough times during these year I can honestly say I would do it again in a heartbeat! So turning 63 isn’t all that bad!...more
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Dr. Tillquist performed a lap band to vertical sleeve revision surgery on my sister. She has had to have 4 additional surgeries to try to save her life. She experienced an esophagus tear, bowel perforation, leaks, sepsis, and other severe complications, and has been hospitalized near death for over...more
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Horrible, stay away!!! Hernia surgery for my mom, he said he put mesh in and repaired old mesh. He deserves 0 stars. Spent 10 days on ventilator after surgery because she received pmemomea in surgery. After 14 days got out of hospital and hernia was still there. He didn't fix a thing hernia still...more
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My husband had elective umbilical hernia surgery approx. five years ago. This supposedly simple surgery resulted in a blockage of the intestines. My husband spent 2 weeks in the hospital. Home one night and had a stroke. Just had a consult with another surgeon today who confirmed that the...more
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