Richard Keith Heppe , MD

Urological Surgery

(303) 825-8822

The Urology Center Of Colorado
2777 Mile High Stadium Cir
Denver, CO 80211


Prior to joining The Urology Center of Colorado, Richard Heppe, M.D., practiced with Colorado Urology Associates and Sargent and Heppe Urology. He has served as past chief of urology section for Swedish Medical Center and Porter Memorial Hospital, chairman of the department of surgery for Swedish Hospital and chairman of the Swedish Hospital Quality Management Committee. From 2003 2005, Dr. Heppe served as president of the Rocky Mountain Urologic Society, which is Colorado's official urologic society. He currently serves as president of TUCC Foundation and a member of the Colorado Board of Medical Examiners Committee on Anticompetitive Conduct. Dr. Heppe is a member of the American Urological Association, Colorado Medical Society, Arapahoe Medical Society, Denver Medical Society and the Rocky Mountain Urologic Society. Active in the community, Dr. Heppe served as president of the Denver Southeast Rotary Club from 2010 – 2011. Dr. Heppe received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and obtained his medical doctorate from the Medical College of Virginia. He then completed an internship in general surgery, along with his residency training in general surgery and urology, at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Heppe is board certified by the American Board of Urology. As a clinical instructor with the Swedish Hospital Family Medicine Residency program and past clinical instructor in the department of surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Dr. Heppe trains and educates future physicians in addition to his work at TUCC. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys. He also plays tennis and golf and enjoys skiing, hiking, biking and furniture making. Dr. Heppe specializes in: • Minimally invasive prostate surgery • Transurethral microwave therapy (TUMT) • High powered greenlight laser prostate vaporization • Female urinary incontinence • Posterior tibial nerve stimulation • Monarc transobturator sling • Laparoscopic surgery • Hand assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy • Endourology • Percutaneous nephrolithotripsy • Ureteroscopy and ureteroscopy with Holmium laser • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) • Vasectomy

Education & Training

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1986

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Avista Adventist Hospital
  • Lutheran Medical Center
  • Littleton Adventist Hospital
  • Craig Hospital
  • Porter Adventist Hospital

Specialties: Urological Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem CO Blue Priority HMO
  • Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
  • Anthem CO Bronze Pathway X HMO
  • Anthem CO Gold Pathway HMO
  • Anthem CO HMO
  • Anthem CO Pathway
  • Anthem CO Silver Pathway X HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna Connect Network EPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Colorado Choice Health Plans
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Monument PPO - Tier 2
  • Rocky Mountain Summit Group
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Heppe's Office Information

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM