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Gary B. Korus, MD, FACS

Gary B. Korus, MD, FACS Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

Dr. Korus is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Gary B. Korus

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2008, 2009, 2018 and 2019

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:

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1996

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adiposity
  • Bariatric Revision Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery Counseling
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Pacemaker
  • Gastroplasty
  • Insertion of Gastric Balloon
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery (LAGB)
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Stimulator Placement
  • Laparoscopic Removal of Gastric Restrictive Devices
  • Laparoscopic Revision of Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Surgery
  • Post-Bariatric and Weight-Loss Surgery
  • ROSE Procedure
  • Roux-En-Y Bypass
  • Stomach Stapling
  • Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • 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: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency: University Hospitals of Cleveland
Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin

Memberships

American Board of Surgery, National American College of Surgeons, Metropolitan Chapter, Local American College of Surgeons, National American Medical Association, National American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, National Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, National Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Korus is employed by Penn Medicine.

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.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Presbyterian Medical Center
51 North 39th Street, Ste. 266 Wright-Saunders Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9198
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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