Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Edmund A. Pribitkin, MD, MBA, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Chief Medical Officer, TJUH
President JUP & Center City JCP

Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery - Facial Plastic & Reconstructive
Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery - Thyroid/Parathyroid

Make An Appointment

Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669) or

Office Locations

925 Chestnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6760
Fax: (215) 503-3736

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive 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 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010

Personal Statement

"At Jefferson, we are blessed with a premier medical facility dedicated to personalized care. We value each patient's individual healing experience. Accordingly, everyone in our office and in our hospital is dedicated to making that experience a positive and enduring one. Like the famous surgeon, William Osler, we realize that 'patients don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.' At Jefferson, listening and understanding catalyze innovations in healing."


  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Stanford 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
  • 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

EIF1AX Mutation in a Patient with Hürthle Cell Carcinoma

Investigation of the abnormal nasal aerodynamics and trigeminal functions among empty nose syndrome patients

Biochemical effects of exercise on a fasciocutaneous flap in a rat model

Re: "stereotactic Navigation with a Registration Mask in Orbital Decompression Surgery: Preliminary Results"

Management of incidentally discovered subcentimeter suspicious thyroid nodules

Multicompartment metabolism in papillary thyroid cancer

Increasing Incidence of Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer: Does Increased Detection of a Subclinical Reservoir Justify the Associated Anxiety and Treatment?

Aging effects on pedicled fasciocutaneous flap survival in rats

Piriform aperture enlargement for nasal obstruction

Using ultrasonic preoperative thyroid volume to determine incision length for minimally invasive thyroid surgery

Historical classics

Mitochondrial Metabolism as a Treatment Target in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided Sentinel lymph node biopsy of the ocular conjunctiva

Regional peak mucosal cooling predicts the perception of nasal patency

Endoscopic ultrasonic dacryocystorhinostomy for recurrent dacryocystitis following rhinoplasty

In Response to regional peak mucosal cooling predicts the perception of nasal patency

Decision Making for Diagnosis and Management. Algorithms from Experts for Molecular Testing.

Reply re: "Air reflux and other sequelae following endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy"

Computational Fluid Dynamics as Surgical Planning Tool: A Pilot Study on Middle Turbinate Resection

Tumor microenvironment in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma