Dr. Randall Bolar, MD

Dr. Randall Bolar, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 64

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

New Patient

(218) 325-2277

Current Patient

Dr. Randall Bolar, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Detroit Lakes, MN and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with Essentia Health St. Mary's - Detroit Lakes. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bolar to book an appointment.

Locations

Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic

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(218) 325-2277
Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic1027 Washington Ave Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
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Essentia Health-Fosston Clinic

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(218) 325-2277
Essentia Health-Fosston Clinic900 Hilligoss Blvd SE Fosston, MN 56542
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At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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  • Explained conditions well (1)
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Terrible. My husband has not been the same sine his hernia surgery.
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
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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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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolar performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bolar performs this procedure more than 98% 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
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Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolar treats Hemorrhoids more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Bolar treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolar performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Bolar performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Bolar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lipomas
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Thoracentesis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Bolar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Group Value Network (Select Network)-MN
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Randall Bolar, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (218) 325-2277, and for other questions, call (218) 844-2347.

Does Dr. Randall Bolar, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Bolar has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Randall Bolar, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Randall Bolar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bolar frequently treats Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage), Hemorrhoids, and Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Bolar treats.

Where is Dr. Randall Bolar, MD's office located?

Dr. Bolar's office is located at 1027 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Essentia Health St. Mary's - Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes, MN

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average