Dr. Robert Conter, MD

Dr. Robert Conter, MD

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Dr. Robert Conter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lancaster, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ in 1981 and specializes in general surgery, complex general surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

233 College Ave Ste 203

Lancaster, PA 17603

Contact Information

(717) 735-9187

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 94% of peers
Stomach Cancer
high
more than 89% of peers
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Conter'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.

Dr. Conter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Conter "Raised in Chicago and northwest suburbs. Went to Rush Medical College in Chicago and subsequent Surgical Residency at UCLA. I did two years of research during residency and was fortunate to move on to an academic career after residency. I was elected president of the Association of Academic Surgery during this time. I went on to be the Vice Chair of Surgery and Residency Program Director. I currently serve as the Chief of Surgery and Chief of Staff at UPMC Pinnacle in Lancaster."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Conter "Patient first."

4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

88  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Acinar Cell Carcinoma
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • All Lymphoma
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
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44  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • 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)
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Conter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Conter's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Conter to family and friends
14 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Conter'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Robert Conter treated me for pancreatic cancer in 2012 in Lancaster and performed Whipple surgery. I have the highest regard for his surgical skills and his relationship with and support for his patients and would gladly recommend him to anyone in need of the kind of surgery he covers. I was...more
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