Dr. Richard Folan, MD

Dr. Richard Folan, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Richard Folan, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

4110 Briargate Pkwy Ste 100B

Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 23 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Folan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Folan treats Constipation more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Folan treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Folan treats Abdominal Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Folan treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Folan treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Folan treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Folan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Empathetic care for all GI disorders. In addition, national guidelines for appropriate colonoscopy screening and follow-up are adhered to. This optimizes cancer prevention while minimizing the chance of screening sooner than necessary.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1991
Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
Residency Hospital
1984
Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
Internship Hospital
1983
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1974
St. Anselm College
Undergraduate School
1991
1986
1984
1983
1974

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

Awards

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Principal Financial Group
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Rocky Mountain Health Plans HMO
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid