Dr. Barbara Follestad, MD

Dr. Barbara Follestad, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Barbara Follestad, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 2003 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905

Contact Information

(507) 284-2511

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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Intestinal Obstruction
normal
more than 22% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 22% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 17% of peers

Dr. Follestad's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Follestad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Follestad's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Follestad to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Follestad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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