Dr. Abdul Wahhab, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 75

100 Schuylkill Medical Plz
Pottsville, PA 17901
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Dr. Wahhab's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Schuylkill Medical Center South Jackson Street
420 South Jackson Street
Pottsville, PA 17901
Schuylkill Medical Center East Norwegian Street
700 East Norwegian Street
Pottsville, PA 17901

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wahhab

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Geisinger General Surgery
Geisinger General Surgery
100 Schuylkill Medical Plz
Pottsville, PA 17901
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    Dr. Wahhab's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2007
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    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Wahhab

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Nishtar Medical College

    Internship Hospital

    Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1968

    Residency Hospital

    Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1972
    New Rochelle Hospital Med Center
    Complete in 1973
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wahhab & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    You have an 85.2% lower risk of dying at a hospital with 5 stars for heart bypass surgery compared to a hospital with a 1 star. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Wahhab's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Wahhab has admitting privileges:

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    • Schuylkill Medical Center East Norwegian Street

    • Schuylkill Medical Center South Jackson Street

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wahhab

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wahhab to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Wahhab's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 4 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Wahhab
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Wahhab accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Geisinger General Surgery
    100 Schuylkill Medical Plz
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    (570) 621-5740 (Office)
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