Dr. Gerald Isenberg, MD

Dr. Gerald Isenberg, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
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61 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Gerald Isenberg, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1982 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Jefferson Colorectal Surgery

1100 Walnut St Fl 5

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision of Rectal Tumor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Isenberg'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.

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

23

Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Isenberg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Isenberg's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Isenberg to family and friends
4.1
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Isenberg's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Ambler, PA
I highly recommend Dr. Isenberg. He did a colon resection on my in December and it went quite well. I highly respect his talent and expertise. It has changed my life.
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