Dr. Joseph Kolars, MD

Dr. Joseph Kolars, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
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Dr. Joseph Kolars, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Ann Arbor, MI. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

1500 E Medical Ctr Dr Spc 5014

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Contact Information

(734) 647-5944

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
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more than 76% of peers
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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more than 75% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 74% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
62

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Univ Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • U Minn Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kolars has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kolars does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kolars and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kolars' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kolars to family and friends
1.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kolars' Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
POOR
Answers Questions
POOR
Time well spent
POOR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
POOR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
POOR
Average wait time
Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Ann Arbor, MI |
This doctor has a terrible bedside manner. I met with him regarding a Gastro issue I had been dealing with for months. After detailing my issue I was told, 'in my experience some patients just conjure things in their heads'. I was not given a resolution, a referral or suggestions of other follow...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kolars accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kolars has admitting privileges

Michigan Medicine
1500 E Medical Center Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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