Dr. Robert A. Burger MD Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Dr. Robert Burger is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Burger accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 75 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 60 at Pennsylvania Hospital who specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Obstetrician-Gynecologist: General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests: Endometrial Neoplasms, Fallopian Tube Neoplasms, Ovarian Neoplasms, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms, Clinical Trials as Topic, Disease-Free Survival, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, Combined Modality Therapy, Monoclonal Antibodies, Neoplasm Staging

Hospital Affiliation

Pennsylvania Hospital

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ranked #18 in Gynecology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1988 - 1992

University of California at Irvine
Fellowship, Gynecological Oncology, 1992 - 1996

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Harvard University
Other Training, Biochemistry, 1980 - 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Risk Factors for GI Adverse Events in a Phase III Randomized Trial of Bevacizumab in First-Line Therapy of Advanced Ovarian Cancer: A Gynecologic Oncology Group Study.
Burger, R. A.,Brady, M. F.,Bookman, M. A.,Monk, B. J.,Walker, J. L.,Homesley, H. D.,Fowler, J.,Greer, B. E.,Boente, M.,Fleming, G. F.,Lim, P. C.,Rubin, S. C.,Katsumata, N.,Liang, S. X.

Ovarian cancer, version 2.2013.
Morgan, R. J.,Alvarez, R. D.,Armstrong, D. K.,Burger, R. A.,Chen, L. M.,Copeland, L.,Crispens, M. A.,Gershenson, D. M.,Gray, H. J.,Hakam, A.,Havrilesky, L. J.,Johnston, C.,Lele, S.,Martin, L.,Matulonis, U. A.,O'Malley, D. M.,Penson, R. T.,Powell, M. A.,Remmenga, S. W.,Sabbatini, P.,Santoso, J. T.,Schink, J. C.,Teng, N.,Werner, T. L.,Dwyer, M. A.,Hughes, M.

PRECEDENT: A Randomized Phase II Trial Comparing Vintafolide (EC145) and Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin (PLD) in Combination Versus PLD Alone in Patients With Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer.
Naumann, R. W.,Coleman, R. L.,Burger, R. A.,Sausville, E. A.,Kutarska, E.,Ghamande, S. A.,Gabrail, N. Y.,Depasquale, S. E.,Nowara, E.,Gilbert, L.,Gersh, R. H.,Teneriello, M. G.,Harb, W. A.,Konstantinopoulos, P. A.,Penson, R. T.,Symanowski, J. T.,Lovejoy, C. D.,Leamon, C. P.,Morgenstern, D. E.,Messmann, R. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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