Dr. Richard Boorse, MD

Dr. Richard Boorse, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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58 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Richard Boorse, MD is a general surgery specialist in Allentown, PA. He specializes in general surgery and trauma surgery.

LVPG General, Bariatric and Trauma Surgery

1240 S Cedar Crest Blvd Ste 308

Allentown, PA 18103
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Obesity
very high
more than 97% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Boorse "My philosophy is to treat patients as I would want to be treated."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Allentown Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Allentown Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Boorse has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Boorse's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Boorse

3.8

Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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I was nothing more than a number to Dr Boorse, however his nurse practitioner Karen was absolutely AMAZING. If I needed surgery again, I would see Dr Harrison. Everyone I asked told me to see Dr Harrison, I should have listened.
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Allentown, PA – May 11, 2017
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Dr Boorse is an amazing surgeon and kindhearted person! I had sleeve gasterectomy My husband had hernia repair
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Virginia Rutkowski in Bethlehem, PA – Jun 07, 2016
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I had a horrible surgery experience with Dr. BOORSE. He performed a laproscopic gall bladder removal and cut my inferior vena cava and small bowel. Additionally I have an incision that has not healed more than two months after surgery. His office wanted to operate again but I refused and have...Read More
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Apr 08, 2016
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Dr. Boorse is everything I could want in a doctor . Caring compassionate. Great manors . I would refer anyone to him.
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Cornelia Echevarria in Bethlehem, PA – Feb 03, 2016
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