Dr. Gerald Isenberg, MD

Dr. Gerald Isenberg, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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62 y/o
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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 specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Jefferson Colorectal Surgery

1100 Walnut St Fl 5

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Isenberg's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Isenberg treats Anal Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Isenberg treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Isenberg performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Isenberg performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Isenberg treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Isenberg treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus

Dr. Isenberg's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
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
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gerald Isenberg, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

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

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Dr. Isenberg's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Isenberg

4.1

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(12)
4 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(3)

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Isenberg's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Isenberg is an excellent surgeon! I trusted him completely! His staff was friendly and efficient. I highly recommend Dr. Isenberg.
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Love the way he handles his work very perfesional
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I was referred to him to fix an issue. Initially he seemed ok, if not rushed. When the surgery failed to fix the issue, he did the surgery again, which also failed. When he stated he wanted to do a radical surgery that would put my life on hold I wanted to discuss other options and he got very...Read More
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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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Insurance accepted

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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cigna-HealthSpring
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Devon Health
Devon Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Intergroup
Intergroup PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
One Net
One Net PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO

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