Dr. Richard Boorse, MD

Dr. Richard Boorse, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Richard Boorse, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Allentown, PA. He is 58 years old.

LVPG General and Bariatric Surgery-1240 Cedar Crest

1240 S Cedar Crest Blvd Ste 208

Allentown, PA 18103
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • 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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See how frequently Dr. Boorse performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Boorse's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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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."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
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Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

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

  • 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 of recommending Dr. Boorse to family and friends
3.8
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Boorse's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Allentown, PA |
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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in Bethlehem, PA |
Dr Boorse is an amazing surgeon and kindhearted person! I had sleeve gasterectomy My husband had hernia repair
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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...more
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in Bethlehem, PA |
Dr. Boorse is everything I could want in a doctor . Caring compassionate. Great manors . I would refer anyone to him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Boorse accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Boorse has admitting privileges

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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Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg
2545 Schoenersville Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
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