Jefferson University Hospitals
Joseph A. DeSimone Jr, MD

Joseph A DeSimone Jr MD

Academic Title

Professor

Specialty

Infectious Diseases

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Doctor Overview

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Departments & Programs

Conditions

Education & Fellowships

  • Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Medical School
  • Internship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Years in Practice

19

Board Certification

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University 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
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Federal BCBS
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Workers Comp

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Awards

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2018

Publications

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Primary Location

1015 Chestnut Street
Suite 1020
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-7785
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