Dr. Robert Corba, DO

Dr. Robert Corba, DO

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Dr. Robert Corba, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Allentown, PA and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in pain medicine.

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250 Cetronia Rd Fl 2

Allentown, PA 18104
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Insurance 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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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Corba'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. Corba "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."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
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14  Procedures

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

  • University of Scranton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Allentown Osteopathic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

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
Media & Publications

Dr. Corba has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Corba's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Corba to family and friends
43 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Corba's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

The man didnt know what disc i had a problem with and when i inquired he said, "it doesnt matter; you have a torn disc." Um, ok. I wanted to be able to tell my chiropractor and he said, "they dont know what theyre adjusting anyway." Um, wow. Amazing professionalism. He was impatient, rude,...more
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From my beginning visit with Dr. Corba several years ago to now, I have found him to be one of the best physicians and specialists I have had in my lifetime. His direct yet caring manner and professionalism is very much appreciated. In the very beginning he targeted the correct diagnosis of my...more
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Dr Corba is an excellent physician, he has a great bedside manner and answers all of my questions.
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When no one else helped Dr. Corba did, I am eternally grateful for his expertise and compassionate care. He is so down to earth, actually listens and takes his time to explain all your questions & concerns, You never feel rushed!! Thank you Dr. Corba all Doctors should be like you. and truly...more
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Dr Corba was recommended by a friend who is a nurse. My mother was in and out of the hospital since Dec. he has been the first doctor who truly listened and explained to our family what could be done to improve her quality of life with having multiple compression fractures. We are grateful to...more
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