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Dr. John A Kole Is this you?

About Dr. John A Kole

Dr. John A Kole, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Grand Rapids, MN. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

2 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John A Kole is Good. Dr. John A Kole has been rated by 2 patients. From those 2 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John A Kole is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Grand Rapids Clinic Emergency Physicians

1601 Golf Course Rd
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
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Dr. John A Kole has the following 1 specialty

  • Surgery
  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Surgery


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Terrible surgeon

Dr. Kole did a takedown iliostomy (reverses a colectomy). I came out of surgery fine, but 4 days later, my incision was oozing fecal matter, which meant that there was a leak in my rectum or colon, where he did surgery. I went back into surgery, he found a hole in my rectum, closed it and put me back on a colostomy so it could heal. He said I must have Krohn's disease or some weakness of my wall of my colon/rectum. I later had tests done before another surgery to take down the colostomy, but they were all normal. He put that hole in my rectum during surgery; it wasn't there before my surgery and I didn't do it! If only he would have owned up to his mistake, I might not have sued.

Wait time
50.0 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
Five Stars
  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • John L Doyne Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John A Kole accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • BCBS Minnesota
    • BCBS MN Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • HealthPartners - MN
    • HealthPartners MN CareChoices
    • HealthPartners MN CentraChoice
    • HealthPartners MN Distinctions II
    • HealthPartners Open Access
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Preferred One
    • Preferred One PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Medica Choice
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Grand Rapids Clinic Emergency Physicians, 1601 Golf Course Rd, Grand Rapids, MN
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