Dr. Joel Bolen, MD

Dr. Joel Bolen, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Joel Bolen, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Montgomery, AL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

1230 Carmichael Way

Montgomery, AL 36106

Contact Information

(334) 277-7665

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bolen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypotension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ataxia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bolen'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

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

247  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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 Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Bapt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Bapt Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bolen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bolen's Reviews

1.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bolen to family and friends
20 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Bolen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dude is a Quack. Hot waiting room. Stank Attitude staff except lady that takes blood.
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Un F-ing believable. Sorriest Dr. living.
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I wouldn't trust him with my PET be aware if you love your family member don't take them to this doctor .....
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Dr. Bolen is a great doctor. Do you want to know why? Because he listens to me the patient. I have had a seripus blood infection and the ER doctor said i didnt. Dr. Bolen kustened and put me on iv antibiotics. I have no doubt that is he hadn't i would be dead. When he got the lab results i had a...more
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Was very unhappy with my care. His service was poor and his staff is terrible. He prescribed medication that shut down my kidney. When he did physical did not get results. Was almost impossible to talk to him. The only motivation he had is the money
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