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Dr. Richard Pokorny, MD

General Surgery*
4.5 (36)
Map Pin Small Louisville, KY
Accepting new patients
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Overview of Dr. Richard Pokorny, MD

Dr. Richard Pokorny, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Louisville, KY. Dr. Pokorny, completed a residency at University Louisville School Of Med. Patients rated Dr. Pokorny an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Pokorny works at Baptist Health Medical Group General Surgery in Louisville, KY with other offices in La Grange, KY. They frequently treat conditions like Colorectal Cancer and Inguinal Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Pokorny's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Baptist Health Medical Group General Surgery
    4001 Kresge Way Ste 200, Louisville, KY 40207 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (502) 586-2111
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
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    Baptist Health Medical Group General Surgery
    1031 New Moody Ln Ste 300, La Grange, KY 40031 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (502) 586-2111

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Colorectal Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Inguinal Hernia
Small Intestine Cancer
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Barrett's Esophagus
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastroparesis
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Cancer
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Crohn's Disease
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Illeum Cancer
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Fistula
Ischemic Colitis
Lobular Carcinoma
Lung Cancer
Megacolon
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Adrenalectomy
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Reconstruction
Colostomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision
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Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Proctectomy
Puncture Aspiration
Pyloromyotomy
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Biopsy
Tracheal Surgery
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan
    • Sagamore Health Network

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.5
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    Based on 36 ratings
    Patient Ratings (36)
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    (31)
    4 Star
    (1)
    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. Richard Pokorny, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Czech
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1295714889
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Louisville School Of Med
    Residency
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Baptist Health La Grange
    • Baptist Health Louisville

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Richard Pokorny, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Pokorny is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Pokorny has seen patients for Colorectal Cancer and Inguinal Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pokorny on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    36 patients have reviewed Dr. Pokorny. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pokorny.

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