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Dr. Robin Rosenberg

General Surgery
Phila, PA
45 years experience male

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Philadelphia, PA

Address

9892 Bustleton Ave #206, null, Philadelphia, PA
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Colon and Rectal Surgeons LTD

Phila, PA

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

General Surgery

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

88 Answers
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The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Your doctor is ok: In reproductive age females ovarian cysts without malignant features my grow up to 5 cm ANS still be considered non-pathologic.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
R/o gastroparesis: Make sure the stomach is functioning with a gastric emptying study.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
No: Once confirmed as a benign lesion{biopsy or exam) .If they become a mental worry for the patient, painful or cosmetically unpleasing they can allwaysw... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: The symptoms of altered bowel habit and abdominal pain relieved with bms may be common to both. Other symptoms can help distinguish the two.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Not normal: You need lab tests including liver function tests and amylase/ lipase to ensure that there are noresidual stone blockages or pancreas inflamation.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Wrong: You need appropriate carbohydrate- sugar is just high calorie carbsand too much leads to obesity and other priiblems.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
No: Consider an MRI and a pain management consult to rule out sciatica.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Should not be a prob: If this is a sphincterotomy or sphincter repair topical nitroglycerine (rective or topical ditilizam should help.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
At least 25 to 50: He should have done 50-100 total prior to doing you.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
No : New hard lumps with minimal discomfort that do not move easily on palpation are worrysome.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Ok: Its good for a couple tht love each other.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Uncertain: Some get good relief, others need repeat injections up to 3 a year.Its individual.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: But if the kidneys truly hurt with flank pain this is not a simple UTI but rather a pynonephritis- x rays and a urologist consult are needed.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Se a good GI: If you have diarrhea predominant ibs then this will take some work. Other etiologies such as infections an inflamatory boweldisease, and food allwegy ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Mimilally: Will not tighten a hernea , will not fix a buldge (diastsis) and doesonly a little for the bellywall. Get a trainer and a gym.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Failure of patient o: Ask yourself if youare completing the diet prescribedto you befory you transition to a roux en y.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Fewif any- immediate: Few long term anaesthesiareaction ecpept rare cases of adrenal suppression, liver toxicity, and malignant hyperthermia.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
A host of things: Crohns disease, yersinea infection of the stool or adnexal problems( tude and ovary-thewe are some who believe in chronic appendicitis, a laparoscopy ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Unlikely: Post gallbladder problems include diarrhea or change in bowel habit- not usually sikn problems
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: Renal colic is like a progressively severe toothache in the flank and back with nausea and vomitung. The pt can not find acomfortable psoition and mov... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
This is ok: Low dose amytryptyline is awell established trial medicine of IBS. Your doctor is on the right track
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Need vascular evalua: Sitting up improves blood flow- gangrene suggests insufficient blood supply. Do not wait. The evaluation is simple and can determine critical arterial... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
No: Good nutrution, a flu shot and hand washing frequently by all involved is the best.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Should you: Streatching keeps joints and muscles from harm- if a pathologic behavior get help.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Gout or pseudogout : He should also be on chronic uric acid lowering agents such as zyloprim (allopurinol). Repeated attacks will eventuaally injjre joints
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
One year: Most muscles take uo to a year to gain fullstrength but theywill never have the 100% strength of uncut muscles, proof is that herneas of the incision ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Sounds muscular: Consider a trigger point injection with xylocaine (lidocaine) and steroid if a specific area can be localized. This is bgoth diagnostic if the pain r... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
See gi: Need stool cultures and possibly endoscopy.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Doesnt: 2 separate issues. Hiv patients with low CD4 counts mayhave worse response to cancer treatment and outcome.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Ask for a pelvic ult: Severe pain 2 wks post op is unusual. I would get a ct or a pelvic ultrasound to make sure there is no other organ injury or pelvic fluid collection/a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Wasthis actually flu: Elevate the head of bed. Nothing to eat 4 hrs pre sleep and a ppi ona daily basis- if no better in a short time- get an endoscopy.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Drinking heavily: You will pay for a heavy drinking habit some day especially if also smoking. Get an ultrasound of liver and gallbladder.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
See a dietician: Binge eating is not something you can controll yourself.Either adietician or psych help is called for.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
No: Artificial diet aidshave short term gains which do not last. If anything invest in a good dietician.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: Previous pelvic surgery maydecrease fertility, but in the absence of surgeru there are several medicines which are safe for pregnancy and should be co... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
No: Ihave always found simple excision and pathology analysis of a lump alleviates fear.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
No: The mesh does not come into contact nor does it lie near the prostate. Of the reportagle mesh broblems, prostate is not even on the list.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Be evaluated for ref: Pts with reflux often present with pulmonary problems. They lie flat, stomach content refluxes up, amnd they wake up coughing or a acid taste in the ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Little: Although fat may frovoke an attack wo will carbohydrates and protein. Diet management for gakllstones is doomedto eventual failure and ongoing attacks... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Varies: Depending on the severityof the gastroparesis and its resolution either muptiple small feedings to supplemental GI nutrition thru a tube.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
The main ones are se: Seroma or hematoma.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Gunshot wound to the: With the exception of surgery, acid problems are usually efectively treated with acid suppression medicine.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
No: Weight gain of that magnitude in tht short of atime is water weight.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Get mri of back: See an orthopedist- could be facet joint pain or simply muscle origin. Also get a uring sample to make sure this is not a kidney stone.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Sort of: If pain persists on deep inspiration, consider a eries of rrib x- rays.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Dont know: There is a new drug on the market for constipation predominant irritable bowel.See if your family doc can dispense itfor trial.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: At the skin nereves regenereate they can put out a neuropathic cause of oainsuch as burning. This is usually self resolving. If not medicines such as ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
Look at the rest: Are the bowel habits the same, is there any blood (use hemacult test cards) is there mucus in the stool? Noise alone is rarely a dire symptom without ... Read More

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
May 26, 2015
I have an ectopic kidney,but I don't know what is causing abdominal pain kidney function and scans are normal
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rosenberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rosenberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, I am awaiting a liver biopsy as the nest step.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! If the new drug is Linzess (sp?), I have tried it. It works OK
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polinidal cyst! i removed it 4 mnths ago through surgery&it healed tnx

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine
Graduated 1977MD

Residency

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Residency

Hartford Hospital

Residency

Hartford Hospital

Awards

Top Doc Phila Magazine 1994
Graduated Temple MedSchool AOA- National Medical Honors Society
Graduated Temple Med- Mosby Book Scolarship Award in Surgery

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
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