Dr. Robert Somers, MD

Dr. Robert Somers, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 84
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Somers, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 84 years old and has been practicing for 53 years.

9880 Bustleton Ave Ste 205

Philadelphia, PA 19115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
high
more than 89% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
18

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
15

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1958
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1959
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Meml Hosp Canc-Allied Dis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Somers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Somers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Somers to family and friends
3.4
based on 10 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Somers' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Somers accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Somers has admitting privileges

Einstein Medical Center - Philadelphia
5501 Old York Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19141
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