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Charles M. Vollmer, MD

Charles M. Vollmer, MD Surgeon

Director, Pancreatic Surgery
Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Vollmer is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
    • Liver Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Gastroenterology
    • General Gastrointestinal Surgery Consultation

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2004

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Ampullary Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Tumor
  • biliary stenosis
  • biliary strictures
  • biliary surgery
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Cancer Surgery
  • cholecystectomy - laparoscopic
  • Colon Cancer
  • duodenal ulcer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gallstones
  • gastrectomy
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • gastrointestinal malignancies
  • gastrointestinal oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Tumor
  • hepatobiliary surgery
  • hernia surgery - incisional
  • hernia surgery - inguinal
  • jejunostomy tube placement
  • laparoscopic diagnosis - minimally invasive
  • laparoscopy staging
  • Liver Cancer

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 Medicaid
  • 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: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Fellowship: University of Toronto Affiliated Hospitals

Memberships

American College of Surgeons, National American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA), National American Surgical Association, National Co-Chair for 1st International Consensus Conference on Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Surgery, International New England Surgical Society, Local Pancreas Cancer, National Scientific Program Chairman for 2016 Biennial Meeting – Sao Paulo, Brazil 2016, International Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, National Society of Clinical Surgery, National Society of University Surgeons, National Surgical Biology Club II, National The Pancreas Club, National

Affiliation

Dr. Vollmer 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

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Surgery/ Division of General Surgery
4th Floor, Silverstein Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104