Dr. Richard M. Polder, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 57

300 W Wallace St Suite B2
Findlay, OH 45840
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Dr. Polder's Experience

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Patient Satisfaction

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Findlay Surgical Associates Inc
Findlay Surgical Associates Inc
300 W Wallace St Suite B2
Findlay, OH 45840
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    Dr. Polder's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2010
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hemorrhoid Removal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant & Whipple Procedure)
    • Port Placements or Replacements
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    • Sentinel Node Biopsy
    • Skin Cancer Removal
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Temporal Artery Biopsy
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedures
    • Thoracoscopic Procedures
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thyroid Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Ganglion of Wrist
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
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    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Lesion
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Polder

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.
    • 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

    Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Riverside Meth Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Riverside Meth Hospital
    Complete in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Polder & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Polder

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polder to family and friends

    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Polder's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Polder
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Polder accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Findlay Surgical Associates Inc
    300 W Wallace St Suite B2
    Findlay, OH 45840
    (419) 422-3812 (Office)
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