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Alan L. Schuricht, MD, FACS Surgeon

Program Director, Pennsylvania Hospital General Surgery Residency
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Schuricht is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

About Dr. Alan L. Schuricht

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Adrenal Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Colon Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
    • Liver Cancer
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Gastroenterology
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery Consultation
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1991

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Acid Peptic Disorders
  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • adrenalectomy - laparoscopic
  • Anal Cancer
  • appendectomy - minimally invasive
  • bariatric surgery
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • biliary surgery
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • bloodless medicine
  • bowel adhesions - minimally invasive treatment
  • Breast Cancer
  • breast exam
  • breast lumpectomy
  • breast lymph node mapping
  • breast surgery - inverted nipples
  • breast surgery - non-cosmetic
  • Cancer Surgery
  • cellulitis
  • cholecystectomy - minimally invasive
  • colectomy
  • Colon Cancer
  • colon surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • endocrine surgery
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Esophageal Achalasia

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
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of South Carolina
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


American College of Surgeons, National American Hernia Society, National American Medical Association, National American Society for Bariatric Surgery, National American Society of Breast Surgeons, National American Society of General Surgeons, National Association for Academic Surgeons, National Association of Program Directors in Surgery, National International Society of Surgery, International Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Local Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, National Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, National Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, National Southeastern Surgical Society, National


Dr. Schuricht is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Academic Contact Info

301 South 8th Street
Suite 4A

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-7122
Fax: (215) 829-8454
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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