Commonwealth Health Welcomes Surgeon Specializing in Minimally Invasive Techniques and Robotic Technology

Commonwealth Health Physician Network is always looking for ways to improve local access to advanced treatment options across a wide range of surgery specialties. So we are excited to introduce a new member of our surgical team that has over a decade of experience and has trained at several renowned academic institutions.

John Pepen, M.D., FACS, graduated from Columbia University and completed fellowship-training in surgical critical care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Pepen is board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. He is experienced in minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgery for a range of health issues including appendicitis, hernia repair, gastrointestinal surgery, colorectal disease, and gallbladder disease. Dr. Pepen is a member of the medical staff at Regional Hospital of Scranton and is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Dr. Pepen is accepting new patients at Commonwealth Physician Network’s office located at 743 Jefferson Ave. To schedule a consult or request a second opinion for surgery, call 570-207-0433.

Most major insurance plans are accepted, including Geisinger Health Plan.