Dr. Seth Newman, MD

Dr. Seth Newman, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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46 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Seth Newman, MD is a general surgery specialist in Abington, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Surgical Care Specialists

1245 Highland Ave Ste 600

Abington, PA 19001
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
high
more than 86% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Newman'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

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43  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Abington Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newman's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newman to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Newman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I am 72 years old. I was diagnosed with double Bi-Lateral Hernias. Dr. Newman met with me in his office first to make the diagnosis. He again met with me at the Abington Surgical Center before the operation. He thoroughly prepared me for what he was going to be performing in the operating room....more
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He listened to my wife and me very well. He answered my questions and reassured me during the pre-surgery consultation. He and his surgical team were compassionate, attentive and the surgery was completed without any complications. I went home several hours after it was completed. I have NO...more
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Dr. Newman is one of the best doctors that I had so far. He really listened and took the time to answer all my questions about the surgery. He also explained to me all the pros and cons of the procedure. He is also a very good surgeon. He removed my gallbladder 3 weeks ago, and I am back to my...more
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Dr. Newman is on the top of my list for being a wonderful and compassionate doctor. He listens, hears what you are saying, puts you at ease and makes sure all your questions are answered. His surgical skills are superior. What surprised me the most is a few days after my surgery Dr. Newman...more
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I would not recommend Dr. Newman at all. He removed my gall bladder and I have had the same episodes of pain ever since. I now know, I have what has been diagnosed as Sphincter of Odi Disorder/Disease. If only Dr. Newman would have told me that this condition existed and explained that there...more
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