Dr. Trent Hovenga, MD

Dr. Trent Hovenga, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Trent Hovenga, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Colorado Springs, CO. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

455 E Pikes Peak Ave Ste 101

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Ulcer
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more than 82% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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more than 64% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 44% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • 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
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

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.

Education

  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hovenga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hovenga's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hovenga to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hovenga'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Colorado Springs, CO |
Dr. Hovenga performed an inguinal hernia surgery on my husband over 15 years ago. It was a botched surgery that left my husband with chronic burning pain in his groin and inner thigh. My husband has since had 8 surgeries and countless injections and other treatments to try to help his pain. Dr...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hovenga accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Hovenga has admitting privileges

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
2222 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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University of Colorado Health - Memorial Hospital Central
1400 E Boulder St
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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