Dr. Robert McCairns, MD

Dr. Robert McCairns, MD

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Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o
(2)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert McCairns, MD is a surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in surgery and thoracic surgery.

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Intergroup

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McCairns "Types of surgery performed include breast, colorectal, oncologic and thoracic surgeries. Surgeries performed at Jefferson University Hospital."

2  Specialties

  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

16  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCairns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCairns' Reviews

5.0
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Dr. McCairns' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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