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    Karl Edward Bolstad, MD

    Doctor Rating

    4.8 out of 5

    88 Ratings
    2 Comments

    Karl Edward Bolstad, MD

    Orthopaedics

    Clinical Interests

    Orthopaedics

    Contact Information

    Wake Forest Baptist Health Orthopaedics - Lexington
    510 Emergency Drive
    Lexington, NC 27292
    Phone: 336-249-2978

    WFBH Wound Care Center - Lexington
    10 Medical Park Drive
    Suite 3 Lower Level
    Lexington, NC 27292
    Phone: 336-238-4468

    Education & Training

    • MD, University of Michigan - Dearborn, 1972
    • Internship, Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital (University of Utah), 1973
    • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital (University of Utah), 1977

    Board Certifications

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
    Karl Edward Bolstad, MD

    Karl Edward Bolstad, MD

    Orthopaedics

    Doctor Rating

    4.8 out of 5

    Doctor Ratings

    The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
    Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

    CP concern for questions/worries

    4.8

    CP efforts to include in decisions

    4.7

    CP explanations of prob/condition

    4.8

    CP spoke using clear language

    4.8

    Friendliness/courtesy of CP

    4.9

    Likelihood of recommending CP

    4.7

    Patients' confidence in CP

    4.7

    Time CP spent with patient

    4.7

    Wait time at clinic

    4.7


    Patient Comments

    Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

    6/24/2018

    Dr. Bolstad took time to answer all my questions and explain things. He never seemed to be in a rush to get to the next patient. This doesn't happen to often in healthcare.

    12/20/2017

    Dr. Bolstad was very courteous and professional