Dr. Richard Boorse, MD

Dr. Richard Boorse, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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59 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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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Boorse's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleeve Gastrectomy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boorse performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Boorse performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boorse treats Obesity more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Boorse treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boorse performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Boorse performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

My philosophy is to treat patients as I would want to be treated.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Boorse's Reviews

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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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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...Read More
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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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Locations

LVPG General, Bariatric and Trauma Surgery

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(610) 572-2296

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

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
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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