Dr. Rolf Ulvestad, MD

Dr. Rolf Ulvestad, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Rolf Ulvestad, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fridley, MN and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School in 1973 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

500 Osborne Rd NE

Fridley, MN 55432

Contact Information

(763) 786-7100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ulvestad performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Ulvestad's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

67  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • St Paul Ramsey Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • St Paul Ramsey Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Minn Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ulvestad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ulvestad's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ulvestad to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Ulvestad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I stopped into the office for a new tube in my hearing aid, not being a current patient. I paid $5.00 for Ronny to replace it , only to find out the tube is too short, and does not stay in my ear. I am unable to wear it, and the place I bought it from said I could walk in to have the tube replaced...more
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The doctor was too rushed and confused me with a different patient. He even forgot to send my RX to my pharmacy.
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