Dr. Josloff

Robert K. Josloff, MD, FACS
General and Laparoscopic Surgery
Residency Program Director - Department of Surgery

(215) 887-3990 phone
(215) 887-1140 fax

Abington- Jefferson Hospital
Price Medical Office Building
1245 Highland Avenue, Suite 600
Abington, Pennsylvania 19001

Education and Training

Undergraduate: Muhlenberg College, BS, Magna Cum Laude - 1981 1985

Medical School:
Thomas Jefferson Medical College, M.D. 1985

Surgical Residency:
Abington Memorial Hospital - Abington, PA 1989 1994

Advanced Laparoscopic & Endoscopic Surgery, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM

Board Certification:
General Surgery


University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Veteran's Administration Medical Center                                                                       Instructor, Department of Surgery, 1994 1995;
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, 1995

Temple University School of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, 1995 present

Abington Memorial Hospital
President of the Medical Staff 2006 2008
Executive Committee 2008 2010
Attending Surgeon, 1995 present

Dr. Josloff's areas of special surgical interest include:

  • Laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair/anti-reflux procedures
  • Laparoscopic inguinal and abdominal wall hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery
  • Laparoscopic colon surgery

Throughout his career, Dr. Josloff has been dedicated to surgical education and is currently the Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program at Abington Hospital. As a general surgery resident, he was named the Rosenfeld Surgical Scholar; as a staff surgeon he has received the Department of Surgery Medical Student Teaching Award multiple times. Dr. Josloff has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the American Surgeons, the American Journal of Surgery, Archives of Surgery, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Journal of Trauma, Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, and Surgical Endoscopy, Hernia, and Surgery Obesity and Related Diseases. He has also contributed to the following textbooks: Surgical Laparoscopy, Operative Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy, and Minimally Invasive Surgery: Principles and Outcomes. He has been the author and co-author of numerous regional presentations, including meetings of the Southeastern Surgical Congress, the Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society, and the 12 th World Congress of Laparoscopic Surgery of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and “Hernia Repair 2010” of the American Hernia Society. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and sits on several national committees for organizations including the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and the Association of Program Directors in Surgery.

Dr. Josloff has been named Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Doctors in Surgery for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018,
and 2019.