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Sean P. Harbison, MD

Sean P. Harbison, MD Physician

Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program
Chief, Division of General Surgery, PPMC
Professor of Clinical Surgery

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Harbison is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Sean P. Harbison

Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue,  2015-2016

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1993

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Adhesions
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Bowel Obstruction
  • Colon Lesions
  • Colon Tumors
  • Diverticulitis (Colonic Diverticulitis)
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • GERD - Fundoplication Procedure
  • Hernia Surgery - Incisional
  • Hernia Surgery - Inguinal
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hickman Catheter Management
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
  • Lipoma
  • Port Placement Removal
  • Revisional Gastric Surgery
  • Spleen Removal Surgery (Splenectomy)
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Ulcer Peptic Surgery

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Graduate Hospital
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memberships

American College of Surgeons (Fellow), National American College of Surgeons, Philadelphia Chapter, Local American Hepatico Pancreatico Biliary Association, Education Committee, National American Hepatico Pancreatico Biliary Association, National American Hernia Society, National American Motility Society, National American Society of General Surgeons, National Association of American Medical Colleges, National International Hepatico-Pancreatico-Biliary Association, International Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Local Philadelphia College of Physicians (Fellow), Local Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, National Society of Alimentary and Gastroenterologic Surgeons, National Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Gastrointestinal Subcommittee, Scientific Program Reviewer, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Harbison 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.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Surgery
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Wright-Saunders Building Suite 266
51 North 39th St.
Philadelphia, Pa. 19104

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)