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Dr. David C Longcope has the following 2 specialties
- Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal surgeons are doctors who perform surgery in order to correct problems with the anus, rectum or colon. These physicians perform colonoscopies, and other diagnostic procedures, in order to identify any issues that require surgical intervention. They then determine what type of surgical procedure would be best. The specialists also care for these patients post-operation to ensure proper healing and recovery.
Dr. David C Longcope has the following 10 expertise
- Rectal Bleeding
- Abdominal Pain
- Bowel Resection
- Colon Cancer
- Rectal Pain
Dr. David C Longcope has 2 board certified specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience
Dr. David C Longcope is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Longcope is an excellent surgeon. He treated my husband for colon cancer and the surgery went extremely smoothly. The only thing I would caution you about would be to ask if he is going to use any assistants who are not in the same insurance networks that he is in. He used a man named Jim Harpster as a surgical assistant and we found out months later that he is not in our network. Harpster was not willing to negotiate with our insurance so we ended up with a large unexpected medical bill. Dr. Longcope, the anesthesiologists, nurses, hospital, and everyone else involved in the surgery was in our network so we felt like this Harpster bill was a last minute sneaky thing no one had told us about ahead of time. We always check to make sure our medical visits are in network because we can't afford to pay out of network and everyone was supposed to be but like I said, no one notified us that Harpster was assisting, and that he was unaffiliated with Dr. Longcope's office or Rose Hospital.
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Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013)
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Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013)
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On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016, 2018)
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Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
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25 Years Experience
University Of Vermont College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1993
Suny Health Science Center
Dr. David C Longcope accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Aetna Whole Health Colorado Front Range
- Anthem CO Blue Priority HMO
- Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
- Anthem CO Bronze Pathway X HMO
- Anthem CO Gold Pathway HMO
- Anthem CO HMO
- Anthem CO Pathway
- Anthem CO Silver Pathway X HMO
- Anthem PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana Colorado HMOx
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Rocky Mountain Health
- Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
- Rocky Mountain Summit Group
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsRocky Mountain Colon Rectal Surgery, 4600 Hale Pkwy Ste 430, Denver, CO
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