Dr. Robert Connaughton, MD

Dr. Robert Connaughton, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Robert Connaughton, MD is a general surgery specialist in Denton, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School-San Antonio in 1994 and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

3322 Colorado Blvd Ste 101

Denton, TX 76210

Contact Information

(940) 387-7588

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Connaughton "To provide the highest quality of care in the most comfortable and pleasant environment to our patients and their families. We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

58  Conditions Treated

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86  Procedures

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Biopsy
  • Bowel Obstruction Repair
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colostomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Stent Grafting
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fistula Repair
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Robotic Assisted Procedure
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Venous and Arterial Thrombolysis
  • Venous Thrombolysis
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Care and Management
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Texas Medical School-San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Chief Resident, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Oklahoma Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Connaughton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Connaughton's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Connaughton to family and friends
53 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Connaughton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

Dr Connaughton and his entire staff are wonderful to work with. I felt very at ease with Dr Connaughton and entirely safe during my operation. They are all very professional.
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I really like Dr. Connaughton! Made me feel comfortable right away and explained in detail exactly what would happen during surgery. I really appreciate it!!
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Dr. Connaughton was wonderful. When my surgeon failed to take me seriously about complications, Dr. Connaughton did. His office worked me in quickly & were incredibly kind & helpful. Dr. Connaughton read my scans carefully & found the issue no one else did, & he took extra time out of his extremely...more
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I had a visit with Dr. Connaughton last week. This nurse did a good job of check all my vitals . Dr Connaughton talked to me about placing a PD cath. And thing I would have to do. It was very clear and easy to under stand.
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Very likely, looking forward to my surgery on March 28.
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