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Dr. Richard Boorse, MD

General Surgery* Age 64
Dr. Richard Boorse, MD
4.0 (21 Ratings)

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Dr. Richard Boorse, MD is a Surgeon in Allentown, PA.
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Dr. Richard Boorse, MD

General Surgery* Age 64
Allentown, PA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Dr. Richard Boorse, MD is a Surgeon in Allentown, PA.

About

Dr. Richard Boorse, MD is a Surgeon in Allentown, PA. They graduated from Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine and completed a residency at Allentown Affil Hosps. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. At present, Dr. Boorse received an average rating of 4.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 21 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Boorse is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Gallstones
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Gallstones
Abdominal Pain
Appendicitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Acid Reflux Surgery
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia with Gangrene
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy with Robotic Assist
Appendectomy
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Colectomy
Colostomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Excision
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Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Parathyroidectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wound Repair

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
    APCN Open Access Aetna Select
    AWH NJ Choice MultiTier - Standard Savings POS II
    AWH NJ Choice MultiTier POS II
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network APCN Choice (OAMC) POS II
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
    Select
  • Personal Choice PPO
    Regional Preferred POS Plus
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
    High Performance Network - Tiered HPN
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
    Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
    Wellspan Health PPO
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Flex Connecticut EPO
    Passage HMO
  • GHI CBP
  • SimplyBlue/Simply Blue Plus PPO
  • Geisinger Choice with no Referral PPO
  • BCBS PPO
    Blue High Performance Network
    Community Blue PPO
    Performance Blue
    PPOBlue PPO
  • Keystone HMO-POS
  • MVP Health Plan EPO
  • Choice Plus POS
    MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS HMO-POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO
  • Premium Network Plans - PPO and EPO Plans
    Premium Network Plans PPO

Locations

  1. 1 LVPG Hematology Oncology
    1240 S Cedar Crest Blvd Ste 308, Allentown, PA 18103
  2. 2 Lehigh Valley Hospital Respiratory
    1627 Chew St, Allentown, PA 18102

Patient Satisfaction

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4.0
Based on 21 Reviews
5 Stars (16)
4 Stars (0)
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1 Star (5)

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Aug 26, 2022
Always kind and concerned about what I’m asking or telling him!!!!
Helen Bergey — Aug 26, 2022
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Specialties*
General Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Allentown Affil Hosps
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Allentown Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Richard Boorse, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Boorse's profile.

Dr. Richard Boorse, MD is affiliated with Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.

Yes, Dr. Richard Boorse, MD holds board certification in General Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest

    1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA