Dr. Robert Boorstein, DO

Dr. Robert Boorstein, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
(12)
Save
Dr. Robert Boorstein, DO is a general surgery specialist in Farmington Hills, MI and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1976 and specializes in general surgery, adult medicine, and more.

28237 Orchard Lake Rd # 103

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Priority Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Boorstein

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Boorstein performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 78% of peers
Hemorrhoids
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Boorstein'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Boorstein "Dr. Boorstein is a board certified surgeon who specializes in the treatment of diseases of the breast, upper gastro-intestinal tract, colon and rectum, GI endoscopy, minimally invasive surgery and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Boorsteins people first philosophy helps ensure that his patients receive the caring, concerned, individualized attention they deserve. He strives to provide the most up-to-date medical care by keeping abreast of the latest medical knowledge. Dr. Boorstein understands that surgery is an emotional as well as a physical issue. As such, he seeks to minimize patient apprehension by educating them and by answering all of their questions with honesty and sensitivity."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Adult Medicine
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

Less
Read Less

57  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Resection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vasectomy
Less
Read Less

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (10/31/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Michigan
2 Board Actions
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (6/7/2018)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Michigan
  • Disciplinary action in another state (3/14/2017)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida

Education

  • Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Botsford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Botsford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Surgical Resident Trainer of the Year, 2007
Media & Publications

Dr. Boorstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Boorstein does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Boorstein and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Boorstein's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Boorstein to family and friends
12 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Boorstein'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
Image of Dr. Boorstein
Are you Dr. Boorstein?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!