Richard Tillquist

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5 out of 5 with 157 ratings

Richard Tillquist Bariatric Surgeon MD

21 yr Experience

22 yr in Bariatrics

13 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

14 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

80% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 21

Max Age of Patient is 70

  • About Me
    Dr. Tillquist is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery. He earned his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and performed cancer research at both the University of Colorado Medical Center and the Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Tillquist then earned his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and completed a general surgery internship and residency at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Tillquist has more than 18 years of experience in bariatric surgery, performing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. He also has continued interest in all areas of general surgery, including hernia, gallbladder, colon, thyroid, parathyroid, hiatal hernia, and other advanced laparoscopic surgeries. Dr. Tillquist is married and has two children. A Colorado native, he enjoys hiking, fishing, golf, and woodworking.  
  • Latest Reviews See all 157 reviews
    avatar Nancy H. on Oct. 23, 2010

    I had to travel 250 miles and was a little concerned about follow up care. The surgery went well with no complications. Pain was kept well under control. So far follow up care has been great. They asked me to call once a week and More...

    avatar walkerraurora on Dec. 7, 2009

    Richard Tilquist, MDrnWas AWESOME, kind, swift, and steady. CJ, the Nurse Practitioner at his office was my biggest support there, both before and after the surgery. She even came to see me the mornng after.rnrnBoth bedside manner and surgical competence of Dr. Tilquist are More...

    avatar Charlotte Paxton on Sept. 9, 2009

    Waited a month to be able to get in to see Dr. Tillquist, and very impressed with him and his whole team. With him not being the first doctor that I had met with about having the surgery that would save my life, he was More...

  • Location
    Englewood, CO 80113
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