Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Fred W. Markham, MD

Fred W. Markham, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

Family Medicine
Primary Care Physician

Make An Appointment

Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669) or

Office Locations

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 301
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-7190
Fax: (215) 923-9186

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Family Practice

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Dartmouth Medical School, 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 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
  • 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
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of DE
  • Medicaid of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • Mutual Omaha Preferred
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Teamsters Ins
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Workers Comp

Recent Publications

Retention of rural family physicians after 20-25 years: Outcomes of a comprehensive medical school rural program

The relationship between matriculating medical students' planned specialties and eventual rural practice outcomes

The relationship between entering medical students' backgrounds and career plans and their rural practice outcomes three decades later

Medical school rural programs: A comparison with international medical graduates in addressing state-level rural family physician and primary care supply

Increasing the supply of women physicians in rural areas: Outcomes of a medical school rural program

A brief instrument to measure patients' overall satisfaction with primary care physicians

Increasing the supply of rural family physicians: Recent outcomes from Jefferson medical college's physician shortage area program (PSAP)

Physicians' empathy and clinical outcomes for diabetic patients

Comprehensive medical school rural programs produce rural family physicians

Do medical students correctly perceive what patients believe about their own health?

I could never just take blood pressures all day long like you do in family medicine

Medical school programs to increase the rural physician supply: A systematic review and projected impact of widespread replication

The home visit experience: A medical student's perspective

Relationships between scores on the Jefferson Scale of physician empathy, patient perceptions of physician empathy, and humanistic approaches to patient care: A validity study

"We must test the blood for antigens" [5]

Long-term retention of graduates from a program to increase the supply of rural family physicians

Evaluations of medical students' clinical experiences in a family medicine clerkship: Differences in patient encounters by disease severity in different clerkship sites

The changing perceptions of junior medical students about the current U.S. health care system after a seminar series

Critical factors for designing programs to increase the supply and retention of rural primary care physicians

Documenting and comparing medical students' clinical experiences