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Allen H. Bar, MD, FACS

Allen H. Bar, MD, FACS Physician

Clinical Professor of Surgery

Dr. Bar is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties


  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1973

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acid Peptic Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Surgery
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis (Colonic Diverticulitis)
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Esophagectomy
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gallstones
  • Ganglion Cyst (Bible Cyst)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Genital Warts (Condyloma Acuminatum)
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Diagnosis - Minimally Invasive
  • Laparoscopy
  • Leiomyosarcoma (LMS)
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (LGBT)
  • Liver Tumors
  • Lymph Node Dissection (Lymphadenectomy)
  • Melanoma Lymph Node Mapping
  • Melanoma Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Adhesion Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Colon Resection
  • Minimally Invasive Gallbladder Removal Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
  • Mole Removal
  • Neck Masses and Lumps
  • Paget's Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paraganglioma
  • Perianal Hidradenitis (Sweat Glands Disease)
  • Pheocromocytoma
  • Pilonidal Cyst Surgery
  • Rectal Biopsy
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Surgery

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

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

Education and Training

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: Philadelphia General Hospital
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital


American College of Surgeons (Fellow), National American Medical Association, National American Society of Breast Surgeons, National College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Local Philadelphia College of Surgeons, Local Philadelphia Medical Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Bar is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine Washington Square
800 Walnut Street, 20th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-8455
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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