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Dr. Douglas Fraker, MD

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Oncology | Male

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Dr. Douglas Fraker, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Fraker is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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    4.9
    based on 24 total surveys (5 with reviews)
    Dr. Fraker's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
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    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
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    • Staff friendliness
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    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Reviews (5)
    in Willow Grove |
    I had a total thyroidectomy with an overnight hospital stay. Dr. Fraker and his team were outstanding from beginning to end. He is very skilled - 2 weeks out and my scar is very minimal, just a thin red line. Highly recommend.
    in Cedar Run, NJ |
    The doctor is top notch! The best from the office to the operating room to the bed side you could not ask for better care and a greta down to earth person too!!!
    Garnet Valley, PA |
    I had a parathyroidectomy performed by Dr. Fraker. During my initial consultation, I immediately recognized how fortunate I was to have access to such an experienced, highly skilled and “world renowned” surgeon. I felt “safe” under his care and confident that I would have a positive outcome. He is very focused, has great bedside manner and is respectful. My recovery was uneventful. The level of care at the Perelman Surg Ctr by the anesthesiologist, surgeon and nurses exceeded my expectations.
    in Newark De |
    Ignore his bed side manner, he is an extremely talented, skilled and a 'think tank' type guy. You can tell by the way he talks that he doesn't have the answer, but he has the very last single detail of that answer and simply can't get it out fast enough. His job is opening you up and fixing something and honestly, there isn't a single picture my wife found on the internet that looked better than hers. He took extra special time and care marking all the areas and natural creases, the incision is
    Downingtown, PA |
    Dr. Fraker is an outstanding surgeon. I had no problems following y surgery. Thyroid removal was skillfully done and healing was exactly as he described. No visible scar.
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    Dr. Fraker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Oncology
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Aneurysm
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Parathyroid Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Harvard Medical School

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of California San Francisco

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of California San Francisco
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Nci

      Completed in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Oncology

    Procedures Performed

    • Adrenalectomy
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hepatectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Kidney Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    • Wound Repair