Dr. Randall Bolar, MD

Dr. Randall Bolar, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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61 y/o
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Dr. Randall Bolar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Detroit Lakes, MN and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Clinic

1027 Washington Ave

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bolar "As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Dwight D Eisenhower Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bolar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bolar's Reviews

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2.3

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Terrible. My husband has not been the same sine his hernia surgery.
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