Dr. Robert Somers, MD

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Dr. Robert Somers, MD

General Surgery | Male

Einstein Surgical Associates 9880 Bustleton Ave Ste 205, Philadelphia, PA 19115 Get Directions
(215) 676-2222

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Dr. Somers specializes in General Surgery and practices in Philadelphia, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • 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
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wound Repair

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Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ

    Graduated in 1958

  • Internship Hospital
    Albert Einstein Medical Center

    Completed in 1959

  • Residency Hospital
    Albert Einstein Medical Center

    Completed in 1965

    Meml Hosp Canc-Allied Dis

    Completed in 1966

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Somers' Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Somers

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients