Dr. Richard M. Polder, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 59

300 W Wallace St Ste B2
Findlay, OH 45840
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Dr. Polder's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Blanchard Valley Hospital
1900 S Main St
Findlay, OH 45840

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Dr. Polder's Appointment Availabilty

Accepting new patients?

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

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
    • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lumpectomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
    • Port Placements or Replacements
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    • Sentinel Node Biopsy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal Disorders
    • Aneurysm
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Diseases of the Gallbladder
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Cancer Recurrence
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Fracture
    • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    • Inguinal Hernia
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    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Invasive Breast Cancer
    • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
    • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    • Lipomas
    • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Male Breast Cancer
    • Malignant Breast Tumor
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Ulcer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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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

    Undergraduate Schools

    Ohio State University
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Polder & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Polder's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.0
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    4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polder to family and friends

    4 out of 5

    8 responses

    Dr. Polder's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.1 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    8 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    8 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Polder

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.1 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

    8 responses

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    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Paramount
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Findlay Surgical Associates Inc
    300 W Wallace St Ste B2
    Findlay, OH 45840
    (419) 422-3812 (Office)
    (419) 422-4103 (Fax)
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