Michael B. Bober, MD

Genetics

Primary Office

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

Other Offices

Get to Know Me

Dr. Michael B. Bober is a pediatric geneticist and an authority on skeletal dysplasias, brittle bone disease, primordial dwarfism and other genetic disorders of the skeleton. He is a frequent guest lecturer, accomplished author and consultant for numerous television networks, here and abroad.

Education & Training

Fellowship

  • Medical and Molecular Genetics - Johns Hopkins University Program, 2001

Residency

  • Pediatrics - Tulane University School of Medicine, 2003
  • Medical Genetics - Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2000

Internship Residency

  • Pediatrics - Tulane University School of Medicine, 1998

Medical/Dental School

  • MD - Tulane University School of Medicine, 1996
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Tulane University, 1996

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics/Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics/Clinical Genetics and Genomics

Awards & Recognition

  • 2014 Best Doctors in America
  • 2013 Best Doctors in America
  • 2012 Best Doctors in America
  • 2012 Nemours Physician Excellence Award in Scholarship
  • 2011 America’s Top Pediatricians
  • 2008 Patient’s Choice Award
  • 2007 America’s Top Pediatricians
  • 2009 Best Doctors in America
  • 2009 Patient’s Choice Award
  • 2008 2000 Outstanding Scientists 2008/2009
  • 2008 America’s Top Pediatricians
  • 2008 Best Doctors in America
  • 2011 Best Doctors in America
  • 2011 Patient’s Choice Award
  • 2010 America’s Top Pediatricians
  • 2010 Best Doctors in America
  • 2010 Patient’s Choice Award
  • 2009 America’s Top Pediatricians

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO/POS/PPO/EPO
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Amerihealth Caritas DE - PENNSYLVANIA SPECIALISTS ONLY
  • Amerihealth Caritas Delaware
  • AmeriHealth Caritas Florida (FKA Prestige Health Choice)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Non HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Florida Blue Select
  • Carefirst MD Community Health Plan Mcaid
  • Cigna & Great West HMO/POS Open Access
  • Cigna & Great West PPO/EPO
  • Cigna/Great West HMO EPO POS
  • Cigna/Great West PPO
  • Community Care Plan Medicaid
  • Delaware First Health
  • Delaware Medicaid/Diamond State
  • Delaware Medicare
  • Devon Health Services
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions Healthcare
  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid HMO
  • First Health/Affordable PPO
  • Florida Medicaid
  • Florida Medicare
  • Geisinger Health Plan Commercial
  • Georgia Medicaid/Georgia Better Health/Peachcare
  • Global Medical Managment DE/PA
  • Health First Health Plans
  • Health Partners Medicaid/Kidz Partner HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware *PA Loc Contiguous to DE*
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware *PA Loc NONContiguous to DE*
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
  • Highmark Medicaid Health Options
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • HUMANA HEALTHY HORIZONS (FKA HUMANA MEDICAID)
  • Humana HMO/POS
  • Humana PPO/EPO
  • Independance Blue Cross/Amerihealth/Keystone Health Plan
  • Insurance Administrators of America
  • INTEGRA Administrative Group (ClaimsBridge)
  • Keystone First Medicaid HMO
  • Lifetrac Transplant
  • Maryland Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare Medicaid
  • Multiplan PPO
  • National Transplant (Humana)
  • New Jersey Medicaid
  • Olympus Managed Healthcare PPO ORL
  • Pennsylvania Medicaid
  • Prime Health Services PPO Specialty Florida
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare HMO/POS/PPO
  • Seminole Tribe of Florida
  • Simply Healthcare Healthy Kids
  • Simply Healthcare Medicaid HMO
  • Star Healthcare Network
  • Sunshine SMI/CMS 19 & 21
  • Sunshine State Health Plan Medicaid
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare/Humana Military Health Services
  • United Healthcare Commercial Products
  • United Healthcare Community Plan Medicaid
  • United Healthcare of the Mid-Atlantic
  • UPMC MCAID/CHIP PA DE
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Volusia Health Network PPO/EPO
  • Wellpoint Maryland Medcaid

  • Skeletal Dysplasia

Medical Interests

  • Diagnosis and management of the various forms of microcephalic primordial dwarfism
  • Emerging medical treatments for skeletal dysplasias
  • The elucidation of the natural history of OI and skeletal dysplasias
  • The role of C-Naturietic Peptide in all skeletal dysplasias
  • Clinical management of rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata (RCDP)

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