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Douglas L. Fraker, MD

Douglas L. Fraker, MD Physician

Chief, Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
Deputy Director, Clinical Services & Programs, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Jonathan E. Rhoads Professor of Surgical Science

Dr. Fraker is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. D Fraker

Received the Penn Medicine Award of Excellence, 2006

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2004 - 2006 and 2008 - 2012, 2014, 2015

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2014

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Surgery
    • Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Adrenal Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
    • Hematological Malignancies (Blood Cancer) Program
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1992

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Tumor
  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Liver Cancer
  • liver metastases
  • Liver Tumor
  • melanoma
  • melanoma - limb perfusion
  • melanoma - lymph node
  • melanoma - removal
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • parathyroid surgery
  • parathyroid tumor
  • radiofrequency ablation - liver
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

    Abramson Cancer Center Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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: Harvard Medical School
Residency: UCSF Medical Center and Hospital
Residency: University of California - San Francisco
Fellowship: National Cancer Institute

Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society, National American Association for Cancer Research, National American Association for the Advancement of Science, National American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, National American Board of Surgery, National American Cancer Society Southeast Regional Medical Advisory Board, Local American Cancer Society, National American College of Surgeons Oncology Group, National American College of Surgeons, Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter, Local American College of Surgeons, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Surgical Association, National International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, International International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, International International School of Surgical Oncology, International John Morgan Society, National K12 Program in Molecular & Cellular Biologics, National Micro-Circulatory Society, National NCI Melanoma Intergroup Panel, National Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Scientific Advisory Board, National Societe Internationale de Chirurgie, International Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, National Society of Biologic Therapy, National Society of Clinical Surgery, National Society of Surgical Oncology, National Society of University Surgeons, National Surgical Biology Club II, National The Endocrine Society, National

Affiliation

Dr. Fraker is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Surgery
Division of Endocrine & Oncologic Surgery
3400 Spruce Street
4 Silverstein

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-7866
Fax: (215) 662-3629
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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