Dr. Elin Sigurdson, MD

Dr. Elin Sigurdson, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Elin Sigurdson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.

333 Cottman Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sigurdson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Lump
very high
more than 90% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Sigurdson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • 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
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Toronto
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Meml Sloan Kettering Canc Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sigurdson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sigurdson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sigurdson to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Sigurdson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

The best as surgeon and follow up physician. Cannot say enough of her caring and practice operation.
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