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