Dr. Randall Bolar, MD

Dr. Randall Bolar, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 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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Dr. Bolar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolar performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bolar performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, or Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolar performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bolar performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolar treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Bolar treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Bolar's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
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
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Bolar's Reviews

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Bolar's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Staff friendliness
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Terrible. My husband has not been the same sine his hernia surgery.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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