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Specializes in General Surgery • Male

598 N F St
San Bernardino, CA 92410
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Accepting new patients?

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Dr. Bolivar's Offices

Bolivar Family Medical Clinic
Bolivar Family Medical Clinic
598 N F St
San Bernardino, CA 92410
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Dr. Bolivar's Experience

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Dr. Bolivar's Care Philosophy

Dr. Bolivar's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Community Hospital of San Bernardino
1805 Medical Center Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92411

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Bolivar accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Bolivar Family Medical Clinic
    598 N F St
    San Bernardino, CA 92410
    (909) 663-9686
    Contact Information
    (909) 888-8152 (Office)
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    Accepted Insurances

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Health Net
    • Medicare
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • UnitedHealthCare
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  2. Dr. Bolivar's Experience

    Dr. Bolivar's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
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    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatitis
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Bolivar

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Gudalagonia
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bolivar & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Bolivar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bolivar

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.3
    • 6 Star Ratings
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    4.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bolivar to family and friends

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Bolivar's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Bolivar

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

    6 responses

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