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Dr. William Plaus, MD

Dr. William Plaus, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. William Plaus, MD is a general surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in general surgery.

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(303) 578-4018

Dr. Plaus accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Whole Health Colorado Front Range
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Community Health Network
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
United Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Plaus' conditions and procedures:

  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Vasectomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to ease patients' worries as they go through stressful times. My surgical practice is wide-ranging. I have a special interest in endocrine surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and I have now operated on over 600 cases.


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Beth Israel Hospital
Internship Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Medical School


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 5280 Top Doctor, 2011
  • 5280 Top Doctor, 2010

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Dr. Plaus is a highly skilled surgeon with a wonderful bedside manner. He explains everything he needs to do and why. My incision looks perfect and I had minimal pain after the procedure. As a healthcare clinician myself, I am highly impressed with Dr.Plaus and his staff. I will refer all friends,...Read More
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Dr. Plaus is a poor example of a human and Doctor. I am a nurse whom he performed a botched surgury upon and he stated that because I am a nurse I understand "..I was just part of the industry of healthcare". Industry are you kidding me My life is not a machine nor is health CARE! My complication...Read More
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Amazing surgeon, I'm going with the best in Denver. He is kind with his patients, and incredibly thorough with his work. I had a fairly large surgery and he did a wonderful job. Was also very pleased with such a long incision that I had to get, my scar looks incredible. Important for someone who...Read More
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I went to Dr. Plaus to remove a shoulder lipoma. The procedure was painless, his bedside manners impeccable and I was in and out of the office in 30 minutes. He has done thousands of surgeries and its great to know that his experience is probably second to none in Denver.
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Dr. Plaus saw me in the office as an emergency. He quickly diagnosed that I had acute appendicitis. He admitted me to the hospital and did my surgery. His professionalism and bedside manner is outstanding. He and his staff exude a natural sense of compassion. Thank you Dr. Plaus for an outstanding...Read More
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Rocky Mountain Surgical Associates

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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