Dr. David C. Folkers, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 51

David Folkers, MD
4007 James Casey St Ste B130
Austin, TX 78745
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Dr. Folkers' Offices

David Folkers, MD
David Folkers, MD
4007 James Casey St Ste B130
Austin, TX 78745
  • New Patient:
    1-800-494-8309
    Existing Patient:
    (512) 402-5806
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Dr. Folkers' Experience

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Dr. Folkers' Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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St. David's South Austin Medical Center
901 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705

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Patient Satisfaction

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    David Folkers, MD
    4007 James Casey St Ste B130
    Austin, TX 78745
    New Patient:
    1-800-494-8309
    Existing Patient:
    (512) 402-5806
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    (512) 912-0408 (Fax)
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  2. Dr. Folkers' Experience

    Dr. Folkers' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bladder Surgery
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Cancer Treatment
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Cystectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
    • Endoscopy
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • 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
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
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    • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Hernia
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Dyskinesia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
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    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Diseases
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Liver Diseases and Disorders
    • Lung Cancer
    • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
    • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pilonidal Cyst
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Folkers

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    University Ind
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    University Calif San Francisco East Bay
    Complete in 1995
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Folkers & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Folkers' Hospital Quality

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    • St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

    • St. David's Medical Center

    • Seton Smithville Regional Hospital

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
    • 11 responses

    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Folkers to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    11 responses

    Dr. Folkers' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    9 responses

    Experience with Dr. Folkers

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.2 out of 5

    11 responses

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