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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.

About Dr. Allen H. Bar

Dr. Allen Bar is board-certified in General Surgery, and has been in practice for 45 years.

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.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1973

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Adhesions
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Defect
  • Abdominal Wall Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Cecostomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Cholecystitis
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Duodenal Ulcer Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Epigastric Hernia
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fistula Enterocutaneous
  • Fundoplication
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Hickman Catheter
  • Ileostomy
  • Incarcerated Hernia
  • Incision and Drainage
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inclusion Cyst
  • Infusaport Placement
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Internal Hernia
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Infarction
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastrostomy¬†
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Pancreatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Recurrent Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Spleen Removal Surgery (Splenectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Toupet Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic Treatment of Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Umbilical Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lipoma
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Lysis of Adhesions
  • Mechanical Complication of Gastrostomy
  • Mediports
  • Mesenteric Cyst
  • Mesenteric Mass
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Musculoskeletal Biopsy
  • Pancreaticobiliary Disease
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Parastomal Hernia
  • Partial Splenectomy
  • PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy)
  • Peptic Ulcer Surgery
  • Perforation of the Gallbladder
  • Peridiverticular Abscess
  • Pilar Cyst
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Port
  • Pyloroplasty
  • Rectus Sheath Hernia
  • Recurrent Femoral Hernia
  • Recurrent Hernia
  • Reducible Hernia
  • Richter Hernia
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Abscess
  • Small Bowel Biopsy
  • Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Spigelian Hernia
  • Splenic Anomalies
  • Splenic Cyst
  • Splenic Mass
  • Splenomegaly
  • Stomach Fistula
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Subphrenic Abscess
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
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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

Memberships

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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