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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

Specialty:

  • Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Centers:

  • Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Cancer Program
  • Gastroenterology
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery Consultation
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1991

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Acid Peptic Disorders
  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • bariatric surgery
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • biliary surgery
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • bowel adhesions - minimally invasive treatment
  • breast lumpectomy
  • breast lymph node mapping
  • Cancer Surgery
  • cholecystectomy - minimally invasive
  • colectomy
  • Colon Cancer
  • colon surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • endocrine surgery
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • gallbladder motility
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gallstones
  • gastric bypass surgery
  • gastric bypass surgery - minimally invasive
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • gastrointestinal surgery - upper/lower
  • Heller myotomy - minimally invasive
  • hepatic resection
  • hernia surgery
  • inflammatory bowel disease - surgery
  • inguinal hernia surgery - minimally invasive
  • lap band surgery
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • laparoscopic diagnosis - minimally invasive
  • laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopy and Robotic Adrenalectomy
  • laparotomy staging - minimally invasive
  • Liver Cancer
  • liver lobectomy
  • Liver Metastases (Secondary Liver Cancer)
  • Liver Tumors
  • liver/small bowel
  • lymphadenectomy sentinel melanoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nissen fundoplication - minimally invasive
  • Obesity
  • pancreas biopsy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paragangliomas
  • parathyroid surgery
  • Parathyroid Tumor
  • Pheocromocytoma
  • pigmented lesion removal
  • Rectal Cancer
  • small bowel resection - minimally invasive
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • small intestine disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • splenectomy - minimally invasive
  • sports hernia
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • thyroid surgery
  • ventral hernia surgery - minimally invasive
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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

Memberships

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

Hospital Affiliation

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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