Dr. Gerald Isenberg, MD

Dr. Gerald Isenberg, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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61 y/o
(18)

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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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Top Care Areas

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.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

25  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

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Isenberg to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

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 (4)

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...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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