Jefferson University Hospitals
Thomas E. Kowalski, MD

Thomas E Kowalski MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title

Associate Professor
Director, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Director, Pancreaticobiliary Program
GI

Specialties

Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology - Advanced Endoscopy (EUS-Ultrasound, ERCP, Bariatric)
Gastroenterology - Colonoscopy Screening/Diagnostic
Gastroenterology - GI Cancer (Colon, Rectal, Liver, Bile Duct, Esophagus)
Gastroenterology - Pancreatic, Bile Duct & Gallbladder Disease

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Overview

Locations

Education & Fellowships

  • SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, Medical School
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Years in Practice

24

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

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
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Devon
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • Galaxy
  • 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.
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

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Notes

Dr. Kowalski's practice is limited to GI Oncology, diseases of the pancreas and biliary tree and advanced endoscopic procedures.

Awards

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010,2002,2018
America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical LTD 2012,2011,2010,2009,2008
Best Doctors in America, Inc 2012,2011,2010,2009,2008,2007
Top Doctor, The Global Directory of Who's Who 2012,2009

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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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Primary Location

132 S. 10th Street
Suite 585
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-8900
Fax: (215) 955-6678
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