Jefferson University Hospitals
Howard S. Kroop, MD

Howard S Kroop MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialties

Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology - Celiac Disease

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Overview

Locations

Education & Fellowships

  • University of North Carolina, Medical School
  • Internship: Temple University Hospital
  • Residency: Temple University Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Years in Practice

45

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

  • Jefferson Methodist Hospital
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

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 Better Health
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue 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
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First Community HealthChoices
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First VIP Community HealthChoices
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • Oxford of PA
  • PPO Next
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • UPMC Community Health Choices (CHC)
  • UPMC For Life
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • United AARP Medicare Complete

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Notes

Dr. Kroop's subspecialties also include Celiac Disease, Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, GERD, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Diarrhea and Constipation and Colon Polyps.

Personal Statement

"Dr Kroop listens to patients and will work with them in planning a course of testing and treatment to further their health."

Awards

Crohn's and Colitis, Delaware Valley Physician Physician of the Year 2003
Top Doctor, Gastroenterology, South Jersey Magazine 2012

Locations

132 South 10th Street
Suite 480
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-8900
Fax: (215) 923-3447
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