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About Dr. Philip Wolfson
Dr. Philip Wolfson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Wilmington, DE. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Wolfson is affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Christiana Care Health Services and Main Line Hospital Lankenau. He speaks English.
Dr. Philip Wolfson has the following 2 specialties
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
- Pediatric Surgery
A pediatric surgeon is a qualified surgeon who has additional training in performing surgery on young patients, including fetuses (neonatal or fetal surgery), infants, children, adolescents and teenagers.
Because pediatric patients are still growing and developing, they are often more difficult to operate on than adults. These patients have smaller bodies and smaller organs requiring even more of a precise and measured approach by a surgeon.
Some of the conditions that may require the care of a pediatric surgeon are congenital malformations, such as cleft lip and palate, abdominal wall defects, like hernias, deformities of the chest wall, childhood tumors, like neuroblastomas and separation of conjoined twins.
Dr. Wolfson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
Christiana Care Health Services
Main Line Hospital Lankenau
Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital
Virtua West Jersey Hospital - Voorhees
Alfred I Dupont Institute
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Du Pont Hospital For Children
-Bryn Mawr Hospital - On staff since 1997
AtlantiCare Med Ctr-AC
Virtua Voorhees Hospital
Bryn Mawr Hospital
Temple University Hospital
-Lankenau Hospital - On staff since 2002
Virtua WJ Hospital Berlin
39 Years Experience
New York University - Mount Sinai
Graduated in 1974
Please contact the office for more information.
Locations & Directions1600 Rockland Rd, Wilmington, DE
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