Dr. Richard Karulf MD

Dr. Richard Karulf is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Edina, Minnesota and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Fairview Southdale Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Karulf accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and one of 5 at Fairview Southdale Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Lahey Clinic
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1989–1990

Wright - Patterson Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1983–1984

Wright State University
Residency, General Surgery, 1984–1988

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 22 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 22 years in Surgery

MN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

75th Annual University of Minnesota Colon & Rectal Surgery Current Principles & Practice
2012 10 24

Nonfunctioning parathyroid carcinoma.
Klink, B. K., Karulf, R. E., Maimon, W. N., Peoples, J. B.

Anorectal physiology testing. A survey of availability and use.
Karulf, R. E., Coller, J. A., Bartolo, D. C., Bowden, D. O., Roberts, P. L., Murray, J. J., Schoetz, D. J., Veidenheimer, M. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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