Dr. Benjamin Braslow MD Surgeon

Dr. Benjamin Braslow is a surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Braslow accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 90 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 52 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, General Surgery, 1996–2001

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2001–2003

Jefferson Medical College
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 12 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 11 years in Surgical Critical Care

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Novel emergency management of descending colon cancer presenting with retroperitoneal perforation.
Datta, J.,Caplow, J. A.,Lewis, R. T.,Braslow, B. M.

Analysis of Risk Factors, Morbidity, and Cost Associated with Respiratory Complications following Abdominal Wall Reconstruction.
Fischer, J. P.,Wes, A. M.,Wink, J. D.,Nelson, J. A.,Braslow, B. M.,Kovach, S. J.

The use epidurals in abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR): an analysis of outcomes and cost.
Fischer, J. P.,Nelson, J. A.,Wes, A. M.,Wink, J. D.,Yan, C.,Braslow, B. M.,Chen, L.,Kovach, S. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • QualCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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