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Justin Snyder, DO, FACOS

Justin Snyder, DO

Accepting New Patients

General Surgery

WellSpan Medical Group

My Locations

WellSpan Surgical Specialists
735 Norman Dr., Suite 3
Lebanon, PA 17042
(717) 270-7908
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in healthcare:

I have always had a desire to solve problems, care for others, and make a difference. Being a physician fit this mold and my attraction may have stemmed from my early exposure to medicine. When I was a young child, I spent a lot of time observing as my brother fought and lost his battle with leukemia. Then, growing up as an only child, I watched my father face a different cancer with such honor and strength. In my adolescence, I learned what it was like to be a patient myself. These experiences allow me to have friendly, compassionate, and personable care—the care I would have wanted.

What I want my patients to know about me:

Fun facts: 1) I enjoy art (drawing, painting) and was a paid medical illustrator for my medical school. 2) I have been to Africa three times doing mission work. The first time was to Central African Republic where I spent several weeks in the rain forest living, hunting, dancing, and walking with the Bayaka (the pygmy people of the rainforest). The second trip was to Chad. I was in medical school at the time, and the experience is partly what led me to choose surgery as a career. The third time to Africa was to the country of Niger where I provided more of the much-needed surgical care.

What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I love spending time with my family first above all other things. Currently, I am trying my hand at amateur beekeeping which has been pretty sweet (honey joke). It is an amazing privilege to see and care for nature in this way. Like medicine, it is rewarding and humbling all at the same time.

Clinical Interests

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • DaVinci Surgery
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastro-intestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Lung Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Oncologic Surgery
  • Robotic Assisted Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Thoracic Problems & Surgery
  • Thoracospic Exams
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia Surgery
  • Port Placements & Removals
  • Pilondial Cysts
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Splenectomy

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Osteopathic Surgery | General Surgery

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship Program: UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic Hospital | General Surgery
  • Residency Program: UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic Hospital | General Surgery
  • Fellowship Program: Fox Chase Cancer Center | Thoracic Surgery

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Gateway Highmark Wholecare
  • Geisinger
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • HPP/Jefferson Health Plan
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Health & Wellness (Centene)
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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