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Dr. Carrie J Folse Is this you?

About Dr. Carrie J Folse

Dr. Carrie J Folse, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Birmingham, AL. She has 33 years of experience. Her specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Folse is affiliated with St Vincents Hospital. Dr. Folse has received 1 award. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

17 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carrie J Folse is Great. Dr. Carrie J Folse has been rated by 17 patients. From those 17 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Carrie J Folse is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Gastroenterology Associates

2700 10th Ave S Ste 406
Birmingham, AL 35205
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Specialties

Dr. Carrie J Folse has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Constipation
  • Celiac Disease

Reviews

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Three Stars

Apparently this staff fails to look at patient files I was scolded for sharing what the doctors decision was about where my procedure was best handled which was uab. I was also accused of not following up which in fact I did sharing earlier in the year that my health was too frail at the time to go under anesthesia for a 3rd endoscopy. Seems patient blaming and failure to review patient files id's a current trend.

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Excellent

Dr. Folse is a busy physician who is matter of fact. She talks with you, examines you and then tells you what you need to do. She doesn't sugar coat anything. I appreciate that fact and prefer a straightforward approach. I want a physician like that! My time is important too, so I don't want a doctor to give me nicely maybe's. She doesn't take no from an insurance company either. Staff is very friendly & helpful.

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4 Star Physician

Dr. Folse could stand to be tad friendlier but I can tell that's just not her demeanor. However, I would trade friendliness any day for having an knowledgeable physician. The wait time is a bit long too. Her staff is very friendly and she is an excellent doctor in every other regard.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Folse is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1985

  • University Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Carrie J Folse accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Alabama
    • BCBS AL PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Gastroenterology Associates, 2700 10th Ave S Ste 406, Birmingham, AL

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