Dr. Richard Follwell, DO

Dr. Richard Follwell, DO

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Richard Follwell, DO is a bariatric surgery specialist in Stuart, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

2221 SE Ocean Blvd Ste 200

Stuart, FL 34996

Contact Information

(772) 219-4026

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
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Obesity
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more than 79% of peers
Stomach Surgery
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more than 76% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
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more than 76% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Capital Region Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Des Peres Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Follwell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Follwell

4.5

Based on 22 reviews

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Dr Folwell did my surgery April 28th 2017. I have to say this is the FINEST DR. I have ever been to. From the minute you walk into his office to the departure, its a wonderful experience the STAFF and entire off is TOP NOTCH! Dr. Did a wonderful job on me. I am feeling 1000 times better. I only...Read More
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Dr Follwell came in on his day off ( Saturday morning) when he wasn't on call to perform a procedure/ test on my daughter. He patiently took time to explain his findings and plan of care as well as answer my questions . I was so impressed and proud to be part of the healthcare profession. (RN) ...Read More
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Dr Follwell is extremely knowledgeable while also caring. He performed emergency surgery on me and I've been very impressed. I highly recommend him
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I would highly recommend Dr. Follwell. He performed my VSG surgery and I am very happy with his care and the results. He gave his full attention at every appointment and answered every question to my complete satisfaction. His office staff is friendly and professional. I did not have to wait...Read More
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He is excellent. Professional and down to earth. The office staff leaves a lot to be desired
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