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Sumedh Kakade, MD, joins Main Line HealthCare Delaware County Surgical Associates

Riddle Hospital September 18, 2017 News Releases

Main Line HealthCare physician network is pleased to welcome Sumedh Kakade, MD to Delaware County Surgical Associates, located at Riddle Hospital.

Dr. Kakade specializes in minimally invasive colorectal and general surgeries, using advanced laparoscopic and robotic-assisted approaches. He also treats inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and colon cancer, and has a special interest in colorectal disease prevention via screening, diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy.

Dr. Kakade earned his medical degree from Terna Medical College in India, completed his general surgery residency and chief residency at Lankenau Medical Center and his colorectal surgery fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Main Line HealthCare Delaware County Surgical Associates is conveniently located on the campus of Riddle Hospital, Health Center 2, Suite 2507, 1088 West Baltimore Pike, in Media. Dr. Kakade is accepting new patients and participates in most insurance plans, including HMOs and PPOs. The practice also includes William Ayers, MD, and Charles Dallara, MD.

To make an appointment with Dr. Kakade, or for more information about the practice, call 610.627.4427 or visit mainlinehealth.org/delcosurgical.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health's commitment—to deliver advanced medicine for treating and curing disease, playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to be the region's premier choice for clinical care, research, and education. A team of more than 10,000 employees, 3,000 nurses and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health System.

At Main Line Health's core are four of the region's most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation's premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton, King of Prussia and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region's largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care, and service, including U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, System Magnet® designation; the nation's highest distinction for nursing excellence and the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect, equity, and inclusion, has proudly received awards in this area and has embraced the American Hospital Association's #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education, and research to help patients stay healthy and live their best lives.

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About Main Line HealthCare

Main Line HealthCare, the employed multi-specialty physician network of Main Line Health, includes nearly 400 community and hospital-based physicians spanning over 30 clinical specialties and subspecialties.