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David S. Wernsing, MD, FACS Surgeon

Director, Bariatric Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Wernsing is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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.

The 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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Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2002

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acid Peptic Disorders
  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Ampullary Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Stenosis
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Diverticulitis (Colonic Diverticulitis)
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Esophageal Strictures
  • Esophagectomy
  • Feeding Tube Placement (Gastrostomy Tube)
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gallbladder Motility
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Tumor
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Incisional Hernia Surgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery (LAGB)
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colostomy
  • Laparoscopic Diagnosis - Minimally Invasive
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Intestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Metastases (Secondary Liver Cancer)
  • Liver Resection - Minimally Invasive
  • Liver Resection (Hepatic Resection)
  • Liver Tumors
  • Lobectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Adhesion Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Adrenalectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Colon Resection
  • Minimally Invasive Gallbladder Removal Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Heller Myotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Staging
  • Minimally Invasive Nissen Fundoplication Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spleen Removal Surgery (Splenectomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Cardiac Thoracic Surgery
  • Obesity
  • Pancreas Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (Islet Cell Tumors)
  • Paragangliomas
  • PEG Tube Placement
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease (Stomach Ulcers)
  • Pheocromocytoma
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Skin Growths
  • Robotic Hernia Repair Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Stomach Removal Surgery (Gastrectomy)
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
  • 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 Medicaid
  • 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 Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Wernsing is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

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