Dr. Robert J. Corba, DO

Dr. Robert J. Corba, DO

Pain Medicine | Male

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      Dr. Corba accepts 11 insurance carriers

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      11 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • Aetna
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • CoreSource
      • Coventry Health Care
      • Geisinger Health Plan
      • Humana
      • MultiPlan
      • Tricare
      • UnitedHealthCare

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      2.9 based on 33 responses
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      Experience with Dr. Corba
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (33)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (33)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (33)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (33)
      Dr. Corba's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (33)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (33)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (33)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (31)
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      in Bethlehem, PA |
      After more than a year of dealing with back pain, other specialists -- both locally and in Philadelphia -- and PT, I found Dr. Corba. His efforts and treatment bought me six (6) additional years before my back finally simply gave up and surgery became the only viable option. I will be forever grateful to him for his patience, understanding and help through a very painful and frustrating time for me.
      in Allentown, PA |
      How they allow this man to practice at OAA and continue to represent OAA is....INSANE! RUDE! Zero bedside manner, arrogant, and unprofessional. Asking a question is the same as asking him for a million dollars. He countless times acts as though ANY question is not only annoying but makes you feel like an idiot! If you question your own treatment he dismisses you and suggests getting another opinion. Do us all a favor Dr. Corba- either remember your supposed to be a Dr or RETIRE!
      in Allentown PA |
      I was impressed with how quickly he put me at ease. I would recommend him to my friends!
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      Specialties

      • Pain Medicine

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      • Anesthesiology
      • Pain Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Arthritis of the Spine
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Knee Disorders
      • Low Back Pain
      • Migraine
      • Myelopathy
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Upper Back Pain

      Procedures Performed

      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Epidural Steroid Injections
      • Facet Joint Injection
      • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

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        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

      • Medical School
        Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

        Graduated in 1993

      • Internship Hospital
        Allentown Osteopathic

        Completed in 1994

      • Residency Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson University

        Completed in 1997

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson University

        Completed in 1998

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Scranton

        Graduated in 1989

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Outstanding Teaching Award, 1999
        • Family Practice Intern of the Year, 1994
        • Tarrow Award winner 1997, 1998, awarded for outstanding research as a resident, 1997,1998
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Corba's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Pain Medicine
      • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
      • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Corba's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Corba

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      Dr. Corba's Care Philosophy

      My goal is to return patients to their prior level of functionality through treatment that is integrated as well as minimally invasive. I believe in a multifaceted approach of conservative care with the patient's best interests in mind.