Jefferson University Hospitals

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Walter K. Kraft, MD

Walter K. Kraft, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Clinical Research Unit and Division of Clinical Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology (Not Accepting New Patients)
Vascular Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

Gibbon Bldg., Ste. 6270
111 S. 11th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6540
Fax: (215) 923-0835

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Pharmacology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

United States Pharmacopeia, Medical School Representative

Governing Board Member, American Board of Clinical Pharmacology 2010,2009,2008,2007

Top 25 Most Highly Rated Teachers, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Internal Medicine Residency 2008

Jefferson Medical College Early Career Investigator Award for Distinguished Achievement in Biomedical Research 2010

Treasurer, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2018,2016,2017


  • University of Pittsburgh, Medical School


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson 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)
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Devon
  • 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
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • 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.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Workers Comp

Recent Publications

Fasoracetam in adolescents with ADHD and glutamatergic gene network variants disrupting mGluR neurotransmitter signaling

Buprenorphine in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

The Impact of a Transition of Care Program on Acute Myocardial Infarction Readmission Rates

The Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Buprenorphine in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Medication Complications in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

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The Nephrotoxicity of Vancomycin

Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in psoriatic arthritis

Buprenorphine for the treatment of the neonatal abstinence syndrome

Bioactivity of oral linaclotide in human colorectum for cancer chemoprevention

A population pharmacokinetic model for vancomycin in adult patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy

Beta-blocker therapy and impact on outcome after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A cohort study

Effect of Vorapaxar Alone and in Combination with Aspirin on Bleeding Time and Platelet Aggregation in Healthy Adult Subjects

Reversibility of Apixaban Anticoagulation with a Four-Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate in Healthy Volunteers

Neonatal abstinence syndrome: Pharmacologic strategies for the mother and infant

A Two-Step Haploidentical Versus a Two-Step Matched Related Allogeneic Myeloablative Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation

Population Pharmacokinetic Model of Sublingual Buprenorphine in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Pharmacologic and clinical evaluation of posaconazole

Ethanol Pharmacokinetics in Neonates and Infants

Current Therapeutic Research is Now Indexed on PubMed