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Dr. Richard Follwell, DO

Bariatric Medicine*
4.6 (36)
Map Pin Small Port St Lucie, FL
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Follwell, DO

Dr. Richard Follwell, DO is a Bariatric Medicine Specialist in Port St Lucie, FL. They specialize in Bariatric Medicine, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with Good Samaritan Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic Martin South Hospital. Dr. Follwell, completed a residency at Des Peres Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Follwell an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Follwell works at Bariatric Associates of Port St. Lucie in Port St Lucie, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Obesity along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Follwell's Office Locations

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    Bariatric Associates of Port St. Lucie
    900 SE Becker Rd, Port St Lucie, FL 34984 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (772) 255-7550

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Cleveland Clinic Martin South Hospital

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    • Aetna
    • American Enterprise Group
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareSource
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Community Health Choice
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health Care of Florida
    • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
    • First Health
    • Golden Rule
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
    • Guardian
    • Health Net
    • HealthPlus
    • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • Husky Health
    • inHealth
    • INTotal Health
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • Peach State Health Plan
    • Simply Healthcare Plans
    • Staywell (Wellcare)
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wellcare of Georgia

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    4.6
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    About Dr. Richard Follwell, DO

    Specialties*
    • Bariatric Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1194711713
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Des Peres Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Capital Region Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Richard Follwell, DO is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Follwell is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Follwell has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Follwell works at Bariatric Associates of Port St. Lucie in Port St Lucie, FL. View the full address on Dr. Follwell’s profile.

    Dr. Follwell has seen patients for Obesity, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Follwell on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    36 patients have reviewed Dr. Follwell. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Follwell.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Follwell, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Follwell appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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