Dr. Gordon Ostrum Jr, MD

Dr. Gordon Ostrum Jr, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gordon Ostrum Jr, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Newark, DE. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

4745 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 106

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

(302) 454-9800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan

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Osteoporosis Screening
very high
more than 91% of peers
Hysteroscopy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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

  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Wilmington Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Wilmington Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ostrum Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ostrum Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ostrum Jr to family and friends
4.1
based on 21 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ostrum Jr's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
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 (2)

Newark, DE |
I was referred for surgery, the experience was horrible. He had very poor bedside manors. I've never been seriously ill and it was unnerving to be treated badly throughout. I thought it wouldn't matter if we liked each other he just had to be an experienced surgeon. This was NOT the case, I should...more
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I have been going to Dr Ostrum for 30 some years. I do have to say if he retires I don't know who I would go to.. He is an excellent Dr in every area.. I cannot give any more stars or I would. He is a top notch Dr. He is A top Notch Dr. I wish someone could give him a raise .
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Dr. Ostrum Jr accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • 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
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ostrum Jr has admitting privileges

Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718
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Memorial Hospital of Salem County
310 Woodstown Road
Salem, NJ 08079
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