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Richard Boorse, MD, General Surgery, Allentown, PA, Lehigh Valley Hospital


General Surgery Allentown, PA

Bariatric Surgery, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery

General surgical associates ,Chief Division of General Surgery LVHN , Director of Bariatric Surgery

Overview of Dr. Boorse

Dr. Richard Boorse is a general surgeon in Allentown, PA and is affiliated with Lehigh Valley Hospital. He received his medical degree from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and has been in practice 32 years. Dr. Boorse accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 112 doctors at Lehigh Valley Hospital who specialize in General Surgery. He has 5 publications.

Education & Training

  • Lehigh Valley Health Network/University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Lehigh Valley Health Network/University of South Florida College of MedicineResidency, Surgery, 1985 - 1990
  • Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple UniversityClass of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1987 - 2024
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Amerihealth HMO
    AmeriHealth PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
    BCBS California PPO
    Blue Shield California PPO
    Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
    Capital Blue Cross PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Health Net California Large Group PPO
    Health Net HMO - Employer Group
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
    Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    IBC Personal Choice PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
    Multiplan PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    Pacificare HMO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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