Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Dean G. Karalis, MD

Dean G. Karalis, MD

Cardiology - General/Preventative
Cardiology - Lipid Disorders

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Office Locations

1015 Chestnut Street
Suite 512
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (267) 479-4180
Fax: (215) 873-0201
227 North Broad Street
Suite 200
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 564-3050
Fax: (215) 564-3398
525 Jamestown Avenue
Suite 107
Philadelphia PA 19128
Phone: (215) 482-1607
Fax: (215) 482-3768

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Jefferson Community Physicians


  • Albany Medical College, Medical School


  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


  • Hahnemann University Hospital

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
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Devon
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Litigation
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • Mutual Omaha Preferred
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Qualcare
  • Teamsters Ins
  • United Healthcare
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Workers Comp

Recent Publications

Prescribing Patterns of Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin-Kexin Type 9 Inhibitors in Eligible Patients With Clinical Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease or Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Barriers to PCSK9 inhibitor prescriptions for patients with high cardiovascular risk: Results of a healthcare provider survey conducted by the National Lipid Association

A Review of Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Hypertriglyceridemia: A Focus on High Dose Omega-3 Fatty Acids

The risks of statin use in pregnancy: A systematic review

Gender differences in side effects and attitudes regarding statin use in the Understanding Statin Use in America and Gaps in Patient Education (USAGE) study

Achieving optimal lipid goals in the metabolic syndrome: A global health problem

Gender differences in achieving optimal lipid goals in patients with coronary artery disease

Effect of health information technology interventions on lipid management in clinical practice: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Use of health information technology (HIT) to improve statin adherence and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment in high-risk patients: Proceedings from a workshop

Do omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids prevent cardiovascular disease? A review of the randomized clinical trials

Use of lipid-lowering medications and the likelihood of achieving optimal LDL-cholesterol goals in coronary artery disease patients

Cardiovascular health benefits of fish oil

Syncope in complex regional pain syndrome

Achieving optimal lipid goals in patients with coronary artery disease

Comparison of Bleeding Complications With Omega-3 Fatty Acids + Aspirin + Clopidogrel-Versus-Aspirin + Clopidogrel in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease

Intensive lowering of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels for primary prevention of coronary artery disease

Prevalence of emerging cardiovascular risk factors in younger individuals with a family history of premature coronary heart disease and low Framingham risk score

Direct thrombin inhibition and stroke prevention in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation: Experience from the SPORTIF III and V trials

The role of advanced lipid testing in clinical practice.

Effects of Increasing Doses of Atorvastatin on the Atherogenic Lipid Subclasses Commonly Associated With Hypertriglyceridemia