Dr. Raymond Singer, MD

Dr. Raymond Singer, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
59 y/o
11 reviews

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LVPG Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery-1250 Cedar Crest

1250 S Cedar Crest Blvd Ste 310

Allentown, PA 18103
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

My philosophy of care is very simple is treat every patient as if they were a member of your own family. My father died of lung cancer at the age of 70. Prior to that, he had battled lymphoma and prostate cancer. My mother has survived kidney cancer, lung cancer, and heart disease. I suppose it's fair to say that I have come from a family of patients, not doctors. The blessing is that I have experienced what patients and their families go through during times of illness. Caring for patients as if they were a member of my own family allows me to find the strength to face the long hours and stress of being a cardiothoracic surgeon.
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Dr. Singer's Experience

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  • Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

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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 1984
  • Thos Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Thos Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Thos Jefferson Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Singer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Singer's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Singer to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Singer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in Lake Ariel, PA |
The thought of Surgery for an Aortic Valve replacement at age 70 was more than traumatizing to me and my wife. But meeting Dr. Singer changed all that. He took the time to explain the entire procedure to us . And when he saw that we were beyond the point of being scared he went beyond just the medical reports and made us feel that he understood how we felt. And we were more than just his patients that we were now a part of his family! And gave us both a positive attitude before we left.
in Allentown, PA |
I was so worried about my open heart surgery to replace my aortic valve and aorta--needless worry, thanks to Dr. singer. He's the most skilled surgeon on, at least, the East coast. Don't hesitate to call on your own if you know you need any heart surgery. Along with his excellent skill set, he is fun and concerned about all his patients. I was out of the hospital the fifth day--up, walking, talking with friends, etc. only thing that hurt a bit was the sternum, but that was fine in four week
in Macungie pa |
I am a 77 year old male dr singer savedy life he done the operation on December 21 2015 he was there every day including Christmas I think he is the best open heart surgeon in the country thank you very much
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Dr. Singer accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Singer has admitting priveleges

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg
2545 Schoenersville Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
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Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest
1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA 18103
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Lehigh Valley Hospital - 17th Street
1627 Chew St
Allentown, PA 18102
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