Dr. William Plaus, MD

Dr. William Plaus, MD

General Surgery | Male | 61 years old

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.Read more

Rocky Mountain Surgical Associates
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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.Read more

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in Denver, CO |
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 job.
in Denver, CO |
Friendly, pleasant disposition, provides excellent movie reviews. Wasn't eager to have hernia repaired but overall excellent experience. Hope never to need his services again but would be pleased to refer others. Office staff is outstanding!
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Thyroid Cancer

Procedures Performed

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

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    No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Beth Israel Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • 5280 Top Doctor, 2011
    • 5280 Top Doctor, 2010
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  • English

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

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Dr. Plaus' 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.