Dr. Joel Borkow, MD

Dr. Joel Borkow, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Joel Borkow, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Johnstown, PA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Dalhousie U, Fac Med in 1973 and specializes in plastic surgery.

315 Locust St

Johnstown, PA 15901

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers
Excision of Skin Cancer
more than 60% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
more than 59% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

9  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer

13  Procedures

  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Dalhousie U, Fac Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Dalhousie Affil Hoss
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Med Coll Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Borkow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Borkow to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Borkow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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