Dr. Randy Folker, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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Age 51
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Dr. Randy Folker, MD
Dr. Randy Folker, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Marquette, MI. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Folker is affiliated with Up Health System - Marquette.

Superior ENT Specialists

1414 W Fair Ave Ste 130

Marquette, MI 49855

Contact Information

(906) 225-7660

Dr. Randy Folker, MD

Dr. Randy Folker, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Dr. Folker's Experience

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Dr. Folker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • U Tex Sw Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • U Tex Sw Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Oregon Health and Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Folker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Folker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Folker to family and friends
2.7
based on 19 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Folker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
cody, wy |
Dr. Folker's bedside manner was less an good. In fact it was terrible. I will not go back to him. I wouldn't go back to him if he was the last doctor on earth.
Cody, WY |
Terrible experience. Dr. Folker seemed bothered by the fact that he even had to see me. I was very upset by some symptoms I was having and nervous to see a Dr. He brushed everything aside and would not treat me. Instead he told me to lose weight and see another Dr. if I was so concerned. He spoke with me for maybe 5 minutes and the bill was close to 900$. I will never recommend him, and you couldn't pay me to go see him again. In the end I did see another Dr. and found out I had thyroid cancer.
in Cody, WY |
Very thorough and intelligent in communicating. Absolutely did a fantastic job on my surgery. Quicker than normal recovery with as good as could be expected interim recovery.
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Dr. Folker accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Network Health
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Folker has admitting privileges

Up Health System - Marquette
580 W College Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
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