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Dr. Alan L Schuricht Is this you?

About Dr. Alan L Schuricht

Dr. Alan L Schuricht, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA, with another office in Philadelphia, PA. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Schuricht has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

17 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alan L Schuricht is Great. Dr. Alan L Schuricht has been rated by 17 patients. From those 17 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Alan L Schuricht is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Penn Medicine Washington Square

800 Walnut St Fl 20
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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University Pennsylvania Gns

301 S 8th St Ste 4A
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Specialties

Dr. Alan L Schuricht has the following 1 specialty

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Alan L Schuricht has the following 41 expertise

  • Stomach Stapling (Gastroplasty)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Esophagectomy
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Diverticulosis
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Primary Headache Disorders
  • Digestive System Abnormalities
  • Liver Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Liver Diseases
  • Pancreas inflammation (Pancreatitis)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Recurrence
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Endocrine Gland Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)

Dr. Alan L Schuricht has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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This doctor was referred to me by my primary care doctor . He was arrogant and dismissive and most importantly WRONG. His misdiagnosis cost me an extra surgery, a huge amount of additional recovery, and nearly my life. Arrogance in a general surgeon is a dangerous combination. Stay away

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Repaired 4 hernia from a peveous sugery,i had last year.He is a great doctor.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Alan L Schuricht accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
    • Horizon Direct Access
    • Horizon HMO
    • Horizon OMNIA
    • Horizon POS
    • Horizon PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC
    • IBC Keystone HMO POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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