Dr. Sonya Tuerff, MD

Dr. Sonya Tuerff, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Sonya Tuerff, MD is a general surgery specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1993 and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

774 Christiana Rd Ste 109

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

(302) 533-5103

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Varicose Veins
very high
more than 98% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

37  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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23  Procedures

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  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • St Vincents Hospital and Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Hahnemann University Med College Penn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • New York University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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What People Say About Dr. Sonya Tuerff, MD
Dr Tuerff is wonderful, caring and knowledgeable in her craft......a wonderful surgeon. My only criticism is that she tends to overschedule herself and has been late at every appointment and also on day of surgery. I know surgeons are busy people but maybe a phone call to the patients telling them...Read More
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Jane in Newark – Nov 18, 2016
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Tuerff for anyone needing vascular evaluations or surgery. After initial appointment and exam, I was confident I'd found the right surgeon, and I now know I was right. She spent time listening to my history and explained well what was found in the ultrasounds. Her...Read More
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Jim R in Middletown, DE – Oct 27, 2016
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