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Robert Connaughton, MD

Dr. Connaughton is a surgeon in the DFW area. He is affiliated with Denton Regional Medical Center and 2 more hospitals.
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723 doctors
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722 doctors
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361 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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745 doctors
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745 doctors
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372 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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284 doctors
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284 doctors
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141 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more swelling patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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275 doctors
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274 doctors
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137 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more stroke patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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295 doctors
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295 doctors
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147 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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198 doctors
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198 doctors
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98 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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75 doctors
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75 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more aneurysm patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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25 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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49 doctors
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48 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more aortic aneurysm patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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157 doctors
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158 doctors
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78 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more thrombosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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124 doctors
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124 doctors
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61 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more deep vein thrombosis (DVT) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw arteriovenous (AV) fistula patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the DFW area. Learn more.
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90 doctors
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90 doctors
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44 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more arteriosclerosis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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699 doctors
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700 doctors
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349 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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67 doctors
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67 doctors
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33 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more clotting disorders patients than 85% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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205 doctors
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204 doctors
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102 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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819 doctors
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819 doctors
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409 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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339 doctors
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338 doctors
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169 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Connaughton saw thyroid nodules patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the DFW area. Learn more.
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191 doctors
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191 doctors
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95 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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385 doctors
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386 doctors
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192 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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55 doctors
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54 doctors
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27 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more umbilical hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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114 doctors
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57 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more gallstones patients than 95% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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106 doctors
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52 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw pulmonary embolism (PE) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the DFW area. Learn more.

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57 doctors
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57 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more inguinal hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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101 doctors
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101 doctors
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50 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw goiter patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the DFW area. Learn more.
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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw hyperparathyroidism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the DFW area. Learn more.
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88 doctors
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88 doctors
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43 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the DFW area. Learn more.
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56 doctors
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56 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Connaughton saw more varicose veins patients than 75% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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116 doctors
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117 doctors
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Dr. Connaughton saw more hemorrhoid patients than 75% of similar doctors in the DFW area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Connaughton accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic) $8,853 – 17.3k
Gallbladder removal (open) $6,352 – 17.6k
Hernia surgery (inguinal) $5,311 – 11.1k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Connaughton’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
12%
laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Connaughton’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Connaughton’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Connaughton’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Connaughton’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Connaughton’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Connaughton 61%
Predicted for his patients 75%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Connaughton’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Connaughton’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Connaughton’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Connaughton’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Connaughton’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
88%
outpatient hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Connaughton’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Connaughton’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Connaughton’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Connaughton’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Connaughton sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
3322 Colorado Blvd
Denton, TX 76210
1,161 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1994

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Connaughton is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Denton Regional Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • The Heart Hospital Baylor Denton
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • PacificSource
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield