Dr. Abdul Wahhab, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 76

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

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Dr. Wahhab's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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

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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

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • 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
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Skin Grafts
    • Thoracentesis
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
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    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • 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
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. 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

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.2
    • 6 responses
    • 1 review

    4.2 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Port Carbon Pa |

    Dr Wahhab was the best surgeon in the county..he is now retired.

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    Office Locations

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    Geisinger General Surgery
    100 Schuylkill Medical Plz
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    (570) 621-5740 (Office)
    (570) 621-6367 (Fax)
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