Dr. Richard Polder, MD

Dr. Richard Polder, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Richard Polder, MD is a general surgery specialist in Findlay, OH and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1984 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

300 W Wallace St Ste B2

Findlay, OH 45840

Contact Information

(419) 422-3812

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Paramount
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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more than 5% of peers
Dialysis Access Procedures
more than 5% of peers
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
more than 5% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Riverside Meth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Riverside Meth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Polder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polder's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polder to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Polder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would NOT recommend him to anyone looking to get a fistula or a graft for dialysis, period! My husband has been through 16 surgeries in one year and still does not have a working fistula or graft. Absolutely ridiculous!!!! Going elsewhere, like we should have a long time ago!
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After years of dealing with a prolapsed rectum issue, Dr. Polder did robotic surgery and fixed the problem. It's like having a new start on life!! He explained everything in detail and took excellent care of me before and after the surgery. Thank you Dr. Polder!!
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