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Dr. Karen Chojnacki, MD

General Surgery*
4.8 (474)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Karen Chojnacki, MD

Dr. Karen Chojnacki, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Chojnacki, completed a residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. Patients rated Dr. Chojnacki an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Chojnacki works at Jefferson Surgical Associates in Philadelphia, PA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Chojnacki's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Jefferson Surgical Associates
    1101 Chestnut St Fl 8, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680

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Renal Transplant
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Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.8
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    About Dr. Karen Chojnacki, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1083630685
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Residency
    Internship
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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    Dr. Chojnacki works at Jefferson Surgical Associates in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Chojnacki’s profile.

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