Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Babak Abai, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Program Director, Fellowship in Vascular Surgery

Surgery - Vascular

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Office Locations

2607 Rhawn St., Ste. 403
Smylie Times Bldg.
Philadelphia PA 19114
Phone: (215) 955-8304
Fax: (215) 923-0835
Gibbon Building, Suite 6210
111 South 11th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-8304
Fax: (215) 923-0835
1300 Wolf Street
1st Floor
Philadelphia PA 19148
Phone: (215) 551-0360
Fax: (215) 551-8725

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2017


  • Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Drexel University College of Medicine


  • Drexel University College of Medicine


  • University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

Invited commentary

Symptomatic compression of right iliac vein after right iliac artery stent placement

Atypical Mycotic Aortic Aneurysms

Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Infected Arteries as a Temporizing Measure Versus Destination Therapy

The first assessment of operative logs for traditional vascular fellowship track versus integrated vascular training programs Presented at the 2014 Joint Annual Meeting of the New England Society for Vascular Surgery and Eastern Vascular Society, Boston, Mass, September 11-14, 2014.

Lumbar Sympathectomy

Posterior tibial vein aneurysm presenting as tarsal tunnel syndrome

Urologic and endovascular repair of a uretero-iliac artery fistula

Chronic mesenteric ischemia after partial coverage of the celiac artery during TEVAR, case report, and review of the literature

Hybrid endovascular treatment of an aberrant right subclavian artery with Kommerell aneurysm

Chronic mesenteric ischemia after partial coverage of the celiac artery during TEVAR, case report, and review of the literature

Endovascular treatment of celiac axis aneurysm with a covered stent: Case presentation and review of the literature

Middle aortic coarctation

Endovascular repair of delayed para-anastomotic pseudoaneurysm after open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: A relatively simple technique for successful repair of a potentially catastrophic complication

Surgical management of cystic adventitial disease of the popliteal artery

Surveillance: Diagnosis and management of in-stent restenosis

Reflux testing and imaging for endovenous ablation

Lymphorrhea responds to negative pressure wound therapy

The use of a dermal regeneration template (Integra) for acute resurfacing and reconstruction of defects created by excision of giant hairy nevi

Scalp reconstruction after resection of malignant fibrous histiocytoma utilizing a dermal regeneration template: A case report