Jefferson University Hospitals
Joseph A. DeSimone, MD

Joseph A DeSimone MD

Jefferson Health Provider Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title

Professor

Specialty

Infectious Diseases

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Overview

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Conditions

Education & Fellowships

  • Drexel University College of Medicine, Medical School
  • Internship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
  • Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Years in Practice

24

Board Certification

  • Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliation

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Jefferson Methodist Hospital

Insurances Accepted

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.

  • Aetna Better Health
  • Aetna HMO, PPO POS
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Allwell from PA Health & Wellness Health Plan
  • Ambetter
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna HMO, PPO, POS
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Federal BCBS
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Health Partners Medicare
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • Multiplan INC.
  • PA Health & Wellness Community Health Choice (CHC) Health Plan
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • United AARP Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare
  • Workers Comp

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Awards

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

Publications

Locations

1015 Chestnut Street
Suite 1020
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-7785
Fax: (215) 955-9362
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33 South 9th Street
Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-7785
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Contact Us

New or returning patients can complete our secure, online appointment request form. A representative from Jefferson will contact you by email to confirm your appointment.

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Contact Us

New or returning patients can complete our secure, online appointment request form. A representative from Jefferson will contact you by email to confirm your appointment.

If you'd rather speak with a JEFF NOW® representative, click 1-800-JEFFNOW below. You will then be prompted to enter your phone number.

Call 1-800-JEFFNOW