Dr. John Fobia, MD

Dr. John Fobia, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. John Fobia, MD is a general surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

501 S 54th St Ste 227

Philadelphia, PA 19143

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  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Coventry Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Varicose Veins
high
more than 84% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 74% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

20  Procedures

  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Presby University Penn Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Boston University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Presby University Penn Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fobia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fobia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fobia

4.0

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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If you're looking for a physician that is passionate about his patients knowledgeable and caring at the same time. Dr. John Fobia is your doctor, always accessible to his patients.
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Geraldine in Philadelphia, PA – Aug 03, 2017
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I had surgery a month ago and was very fearful of having my medical issues address after meeting a number of doctors, I met and spoke with Dr. Fobia who never once judge me for taking so long to have my medical needs address . Dr. Fobia made me and my family feel like I was part of his family....Read More
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Renea Palmer in Philadelphia, PA – Jun 15, 2017
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