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About Dr. Richard Albin

Dr. Richard Albin, MD, PHD, FACS is a Doctor primarily located in Denver, CO. He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Albin is affiliated with Denver Health Medical Center, Presbyterian/St Lukes's Medical Center and Exempla Inc Saint Joseph Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

29 Ratings with 16 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Albin is Great. Dr. Richard Albin has been rated by 29 patients. From those 29 patients 16 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard Albin is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

1601 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
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Specialties

Dr. Richard Albin has the following 2 specialties

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • Plastic Surgery

    A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
    Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
    The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.

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Reviews

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One Star

Dr Albin should of had his license taken away Many years ago!!!! But, as he well knows, it's not that easy to do so, he has continued on for many years harming, physically disfiguring and emotional damaging so many lives...people who had come to him for care, quality medical services and professionalism. He is a horrible man!!!! If he has harmed you, he wont take any responsibility and he will turn away from you and falsify information. Stay far away!!!!!!

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I'm in my mid fifties and started to get "thick"

I'm in my mid fifties and started to get "thick" around the middle. I think this is common to women my age. I had Dr. Albin liposuction my trunk - all the way around my waist and am thrilled with the results. It was not a hard recovery. I only took about five days off of work. Dr. Albin and his staff are great. They are very helpful and friendly. I think a couple of the women in his office have had lipo, so they could relate to what I was going through. I could not have made this change through diet. It is now FUN to go clothes shopping. Thank you Dr. Albin!!!

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Remarkable Doctor

My surgery with Dr. Albin was truly a great experience. My face lift was exactly what I had hope for. I still looked like me afterwards and years younger. BUT the second thing only post patients experience is the fear after surgery...did I choose the right doctor? This fear is terrible if you do not have confidence in the doctor you selected. With Dr. Albin you will never have this fear...you can just heal in peace. Yes your still anxious but just call the office staff, they will reassure you all along the way. My worst misstate was once choosing a different plastic surgeon who was over nice and with out doing research on him, let him perform a procedure that I still regret today. His in office attention and kindness went away and turned to avoidance after my surgery (hard lesson learned). My future hope is to get back to Denver and let Dr. Albin correct this regret. ADS

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Very Happy

Dr. Albin & his staff are great!! I have now had two separate procedures done by him, lipo and a face and necklift. My face looks VERY natural, not overdone in anyway. I look younger, more rested, but still like me. I now feel like the outer me matches the inner me. I look so much less tired. His staff has been with him a long time. They are very helpful both before and after surgery. Dr. Albin never makes me feel rushed. He has a very calm demeanor and explains things thoroughly. I was lucky to have come across Dr. Albin before choosing a plastic surgeon.

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DON'T put your health and well being in his hands!!!!!!

I had several procedures done by Dr Albin with disfiguring results in EVERY area he operated on.....uneven, bad scarring, cannot completely close my left eye....and list goes on and he was completely dismissive and off putting about all the mistakes. Quite frankly, he actions afterwards were calculating, cold and Very odd...he was clearly more concerned with how he was going to manipulate the situation so, he could not deal with the mess he created. Not at all what a doctor should be...retirement?

Doctor's Response

The reviews written on 4/17/13 and 2/27/13 both were written by "Norma" - a re-hash of her prior posted reviews (beta tracking software indicates the one written on 4/13/13 as well). Because of HIPPA regulations regarding patient privacy rights I, as the physician cannot show photographs or discuss this patient's case. I hope reasonable people will understand that there are a multitude of inaccuracies in this patient's version of the care she received as well as there being other issues that are relevant but which I am not allowed to discuss. In late 2012, "Norma" filed a lengthy complaint with DORA (state of CO regulators to a Panel including physicians and lay people) to which I am required to respond with my 'side of the story'. I was able to include photos, medical records and all information I had about this patient. In February, the inquiry panel responded in writing to me, "After due consideration, the Panel found no reasonable cause to warrant further action in this regard. Accordingly, the complaint was dismissed." I suspect "Norma", who had posted her negative reviews on numerous sites in 2012 received the Panel's determination and felt obliged to re-post her reviews.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Albin is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • Presbyterian/St Lukes's Medical Center
  • Exempla Inc Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Education

    46 Years Experience

  • University of Chicago

    Graduated in 1967

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1601 E 19th Ave, Denver, CO

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