Surgeons and Providers


Richard Tillquist, M.D.

Dr. Tillquist is a native of Colorado. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Colorado in Boulder and did cancer research at both the University of Colorado Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine. He received his Medical Degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and subsequently did his general surgery internship and residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He currently has a large bariatric surgery practice and performs both Laparoscopic Roux En-Y Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. 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. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, fishing, golf, and wood working.

University of Colorado, B.S., 1976
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, M.D., 1985
Baylor University Medical Center, General Surgery Internship and Residency, 1990
University of California, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, 1998
University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, 2000
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, Louisville, KY, 2003

Board Certification:
American Board of Surgery, 1993
American Board of Surgery Recertification, 2002

Member, American Board of General Surgery
Member, American Society of Bariatric Surgeons
Member, Colorado Medical Society
Member, Arapahoe-Douglas-Elbert  Medical Society

SurgOne, P.C.
601 E. Hampden #470
Englewood, CO 80113

Bariatric Surgery Patients: (303)806-6741 or  Toll Free: (800)332-7291