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Basil M. Yurcisin MD

Basil M. Yurcisin, MD

  • Surgery-Bariatric | Surgery-General
Languages Spoken English, Hebrew, Hungarian, Spanish
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    Basil M Yurcisin, II, MD, FACS, FASMBS
    Section Chief of Bariatrics
    Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery

    Dr. Basil Yurcisin is a seasoned bariatric and general surgeon, trained at one of the world's top fellowship programs in bariatrics and minimally invasive surgery- Duke University Medical Center in NC. He received his medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 2003. He completed his residency at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA in 2007 and was then named Chief Resident. He completed Fellowships in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC from 2009-2010.

    Dr. Yurcisin has the following affiliations and certifications: New Jersey Medical Society, American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)- Technical Committe Member, American Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS), American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)Certified through 04/13 as well as Basic Life Support (BLS).

    Clinical Interests

    Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Nutritional Counseling, MIS, GERD (gastro esophageal reflux disease), Hernia Repair, Hiatal Hernia Repair, Fundoplication, Excision of Spleen, LINX, Gastric Balloon, Stomach Bypass, Duodenal Switch, Loop Duodenal Switch, Endoscopic Management of Bariatric Surgery Complications, Revisional Bariatric Surgery

  • College

    McKendree College - 1995

    Medical School

    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - 1999


    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine - 2003


    Duke University School of Medicine - 2009

    Board Certification

    American Board of Surgery - 2014

    Medical School

    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, 2003


    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004


    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008


    MIS/Bariatric Surgery - Duke University, Durham, NC, 2010

  • Insurance

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    • Aetna US Health Care
    • Amerihealth
    • Beech Street
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Federal Blue Cross PPO
    • GHI
    • Guardian Resources Inc.
    • Health Net
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Liberty Mutual
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Oxford Health
    • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
    • Qualcare
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare