Dr. Alan Meltzer, MD
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Dr. Alan Meltzer, MD

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General Surgery | Male

2110 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Get Directions
(215) 537-4900

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Dr. Meltzer specializes in General Surgery and practices in Philadelphia, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Cancer
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Heart Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Skin Grafts

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Hahn Hosp

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Hahn Hosp

    Completed in 1975

    Pennsylvania Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania Health System

    Completed in 1978

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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