Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Rajesh  Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FACS
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Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development

Specialties
Surgery
Surgery - Bariatric

Make An Appointment

Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669) or

Office Locations

Philadelphia
211 S. 9th Street
Suite 402
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-0020
Fax: (215) 503-7577

Medical Services

Years in Practice

6

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Personal Statement

My care philosophy is to work directly with my patients, to deliver the outcomes that they desire, and within this, be honest, approachable, engaging and committed to their entire care journey. I am truly thrilled to see my patients go through the process of our bariatric program, and to hear about their successes to lead healthier, longer and better lives. It is truly a privilege to have a job which enables me to have such a direct impact on individuals, and their families.

Education

  • Royal Free & University College London Medical School, Medical School

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

Outcome trends and safety measures after 30 years of laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review and pooled data analysis

Risk, complexity, decision making, and patient care

Development of an objective assessment tool for total laparoscopic hysterectomy: A Delphi method among experts and evaluation on a virtual reality simulator

Simulation Research in Gastrointestinal and Urologic Care-Challenges and Opportunities

Response to Letter from Bookless et al

Reply to "improving Surgical Ward Round Quality: Lessons from Studying Communication"

Intraoperative surgical performance measurement and outcomes: Choose your tools carefully

Just-in-time simulation-based training

The Performance Gap for Residents in Transfer of Intracorporeal Suturing Skills From Box Trainer to Operating Room

Laparoscopic Wedge Resection of Gastrojejunostomy for Weight Recidivism after Gastric Bypass

The Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at McGill University

Colorectal surgery and enhanced recovery: Impact of a simulation-based care pathway training curriculum

A Proficiency Based Stepwise Endovascular Curricular Training (PROSPECT) Program Enhances Operative Performance in Real Life: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Surgical Performance: A Pathway to Excellence

Quality improvement and accreditation the never-ending story

Competency-Based Medical Education and Assessment of Training: Review of Selected National Obstetrics and Gynaecology Curricula

Development of an evidence-based training program for laparoscopic hysterectomy on a virtual reality simulator

Simulation Research in Gastrointestinal and Urologic Care—Challenges and Opportunities: Summary of a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Workshop

Measuring intra-operative decision-making during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: validity evidence for a novel interactive Web-based assessment tool

Laparoscopic Transgastric Resection of a Gastric Submucosal Tumor near Esophagogastric Junction with Concomitant Sleeve Gastrectomy: a Video Case Report