Dr. Richard Wootan, MD

Dr. Richard Wootan, MD

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Age 67
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Dr. Richard Wootan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1977 and specializes in general surgery.

9335 Garland Rd

Dallas, TX 75218

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Wootan's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Incisional Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wootan treats Incisional Hernia more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Wootan treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Appendicitis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wootan treats Appendicitis more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Wootan treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Lipomas
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wootan treats Lipomas more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Wootan treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Wootan's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Cancer
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Tumor
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Cholecystitis
Adhesions
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Disorders
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Atypical Mole
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Axillary Lymphadenopathy
Barrett's Esophagus
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Biliary Disease
Benign Breast Disorders
Benign Tumor
Biliary Colic
Biopsy of Breast
Boil
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Abscess
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Fibroadenoma
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoid Tumor of Gastrointestinal Tract
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Chronic Groin Pain
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
da Vinci® Colectomy
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Skin Lesion
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fibrocystic Breast Disease
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
In-Office Skin Procedure
In-Office Surgery
Intestinal Cancer
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Obstruction
Invasive Breast Cancer
Laceration
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery for Cancer and Diverticular Disease
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
Leg Venous Ulcer
Lipomas
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Lump
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphatic Neoplasm
Mass
Mastectomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Nail Avulsion
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Phyllodes Tumor
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Diseases
Sebaceous Cysts
Secondary Malignancies
Sigmoid Diverticulitis
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Spleen Disorders
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Venous Access Creation and Care
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

deliver professional and caring service

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1982
    Parkland Health and Hospital System
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1978
    St Paul Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School
    1977
  • 1973
    Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School
    1973

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • consumers research council of america's "guide to america's top surgeons", 2004-2012
  • texas monthly magazine's "texas super doctors", 2004-2011
  • D Magazine "Best Doctors in Dallas", 1996-2001

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Amazing care!! Took the time to explain everything and answer my questions. I highly recommend him!!!!
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Dr. Wootan performed an emergency appendectomy for my 10 yr old son (at the time) about 23 years ago and did a wonderful job. His bedside manner was great and the incision was very small. I referred my husband to him now who needs surgery for his hernia. I know that my husband is in great hands!!...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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