Duane Duke, MD


Primary Office

Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware 1600 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE 19803 Appointment: (800) 416-4441

Get to Know Me

Duane Duke, MD, FACS, FAAP, Colonel US Army Reserves is a pediatric general surgeon and medical director of the Trauma Center at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware. In addition to trauma care and disaster preparedness, Dr. Duke’s interests include chest wall surgery and non-invasive approaches to treatment of pectus carinatum and pectus excavatum.  

Education & Training


  • Pediatric Surgery - St. Christophers Hospital for Children, 2011
  • Research - St. Christophers Hospital for Children, 2007


  • General Surgery - Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 2004


  • General Surgery - National Capital Consortium Program, 2009
  • General Surgery - National Capital Consortium Program, 2006

Medical/Dental School

  • MD - Jefferson Medical College, 2003

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery/General Surgery

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Better Health PA Kids HMO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Amerihealth Caritas Delaware
  • Carefirst MD Community Health Plan Mcaid
  • Cigna Lifesource Transplant
  • Cigna/Great West HMO EPO POS
  • Cigna/Great West PPO
  • Delaware First Health
  • Delaware Medicaid/Diamond State
  • Devon Health Services
  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid HMO
  • First Health/Affordable PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan Commercial
  • Health Partners Medicaid/Kidz Partner HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Highmark Medicaid Health Options
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Independance Blue Cross/Amerihealth/Keystone Health Plan
  • Insurance Administrators of America
  • INTEGRA Administrative Group (ClaimsBridge)
  • Keystone First Medicaid HMO
  • Lifetrac Transplant
  • Maryland Medicaid
  • Multiplan PPO
  • National Transplant (Humana)
  • New Jersey Medicaid
  • Olympus Managed Healthcare PPO DE/PA
  • Pennsylvania Medicaid
  • Preferred Healthcare PPO
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare HMO/POS/PPO
  • Star Healthcare Network
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare/Humana Military Health Services
  • United Healthcare of the Mid-Atlantic
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Wellpoint Maryland Medcaid

  • Abdominal Masses
  • Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Burn Care
  • Chest Wall Disorders
  • Gall Bladder Disease
  • Hernias and Hydroceles
  • Wound Care

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish