Dr. David Folden, MD

Dr. David Folden, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. David Folden, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Blaine, MN and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of North Dakota / Main Campus in 2005 and specializes in ophthalmology.

11855 Ulysses St NE Ste 140

Blaine, MN 55434

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Stye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Strabismus
normal
more than 83% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
normal
more than 82% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anisocoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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

  • University Of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Hennepin County Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Folden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Folden's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Folden to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Folden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Excellent at explaining procedures and different choices. Wonderful follow up. I can't believe how wonderful my vision is. I was referred to Dr Folden by a co-worker who also had a great exoerience. I have already referred he and his staff to friends and family!
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Dr. Folden is caring, trustworthy and knowledgeable. He answers questions clearly and listens intently to concerns. I had cataract surgery & pd. extra up front to have a lens that would correct my astigmatism/myopia, as well. Dr. Folden communicated clearly that the results may be unpredictable...more
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I went in for cataract surgery not needing glasses, except for occasionally for reading. Now I need to wear glasses all the time. I told Dr. Folden hunting was very important to me. Now I can't focus through my rife scope with my shooting eye. Dr.Folden said he could improve my vision a little, for...more
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