Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

James D. Plumb, MD, MPH

James D. Plumb, MD, MPH

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Center for Urban Health

Family Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
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


  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School


  • 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
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • 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
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

Health Literacy: Cancer Prevention Strategies for Early Adults

Envisioning home: The philadelphia refugee mental health photovoice project as a story of effective relationship building

Endgame for polio eradication? Options for overcoming social and political factors in the progress to eradicating polio

Type 2 diabetes in a rapidly urbanizing region of Ghana, West Africa: A qualitative study of dietary preferences, knowledge and practices

Using accreditation standards as a framework to evaluate and improve a community-based diabetes self-management education program

Stage of Change and Other Predictors of Participant Retention in a Behavioral Weight Management Program in Primary Care

A primary care-public health partnership addressing homelessness, serious mental illness, and health disparities

The Use of International Service Learning Initiatives for Global Health Education: Case Studies From Rwanda and Mexico

Community-Based Partnerships for Improving Chronic Disease Management

Trial of a behavioral intervention to increase dilated fundus examinations in African-Americans aged over 65 years with diabetes

JeffHOPE: The Development and Operation of a Student-Run Clinic

Obesity and Cancer

Modifiable cardiovascular risk factors among individuals in low socioeconomic communities and homeless shelters

The interplay of obesity and asthma

The social and behavioral foundations of men's health - A public health perspective

Community engagement of men

The asthma and obesity epidemics: The role played by the built environment - A public health perspective

Experience with hospice: Reflections from third-year medical students

The role of life-prolonging technology

Homelessness: Reducing health disparities