Dr. David R. Arbutina MD Surgeon

Dr. David Arbutina is a surgeon in Tyrone, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Geisinger Medical Center and Mount Nittany Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Allegheny University of the Health Sciences and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 17 doctors at Geisinger Medical Center and one of 7 at Mount Nittany Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

US Air Force Regional Hospital
Residency, Family Practice, 1980 - 1981

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1986

Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Closing the belly: What is the best way?
Arbutina, D.R.

Argon laser angioplasty with a laser probe.
Yang, Y., Hashizume, M., Arbutina, D., Milewski, L. F., DuPree, J., Matsumoto, T.

Mammogram-directed fine-needle aspiration of nonpalpable breast lesions.
Arishita, G. I., Cruz, B. K., Harding, C. T., Arbutina, D. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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