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Alan L. Schuricht, MD, FACS Surgeon

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Schuricht is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

About Dr. Alan L. Schuricht

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1991

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Wall Surgery
  • Acid Peptic Disorders
  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Breast Conserving Surgery (Lumpectomy)
  • Breast Lymph Node Mapping
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cellulitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis (Colonic Diverticulitis)
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagectomy
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gallbladder Motility
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding (GI Bleed)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia (Groin Hernia)
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery (LAGB)
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Diagnosis - Minimally Invasive
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopy and Robotic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparotomy Staging - Minimally Invasive
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Lobectomy
  • Liver Metastases (Secondary Liver Cancer)
  • Liver Resection (Hepatic Resection)
  • Liver Tumors
  • Liver/Small Bowel
  • Lymph Node Dissection (Lymphadenectomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Adhesion Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Gallbladder Removal Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Heller Myotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spleen Removal Surgery (Splenectomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nissen Fundoplication - Minimally Invasive
  • Obesity
  • Pancreas Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (Islet Cell Tumors)
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paragangliomas
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroid Tumor
  • Pheocromocytoma
  • Pigmented Lesion Removal
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Small Intestine Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sports Hernia
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of South Carolina
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


American College of Surgeons, National American Hernia Society, National American Medical Association, National American Society for Bariatric Surgery, National American Society of Breast Surgeons, National American Society of General Surgeons, National Association for Academic Surgeons, National Association of Program Directors in Surgery, National International Society of Surgery, International Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Local Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, National Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, National Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, National Southeastern Surgical Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Schuricht is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

301 South 8th Street
Suite 4A

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-7122
Fax: (215) 829-8454
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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