David Massengale

Dr. Massengale is an anesthesiologist. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial Hospital.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Massengale’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Massengale’s rate < 1%
Predicted rate 8%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Massengale’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Massengale’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Massengale’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Massengale’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

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Hospital affiliations

Dr. Massengale is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Virtua Memorial Hospital
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • MedCost
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Pomco
  • Priority Health
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • WPS Health Insurance