The Department of Medicine at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient care, including general internal medicine care (primary care) for adults, as well as subspecialty care. The Department's subspecialty divisions include cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, pulmonary/allergy/critical care, renal/hypertension and rheumatology. Each of these divisions, including general internal medicine itself, include board certified faculty, many of whom are regional and national experts in their fields. The divisions of the Department of Medicine and their special programs are described below.
The Department of Medicine at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is a branch of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Almost all of the Department's faculty have academic appointments at the University. Penn students, residents and clinical fellows train at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and are the focus of the Department's education programs. Penn's Primary Care — Internal Medicine Residency Training Program is based at Penn Presbyterian, while most of the subspecialty divisions participate in Penn's fellowship programs.
With office practices located in several clinical buildings of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, the Department of Medicine provides up-to-date outpatient care and diagnostic testing, and specialized programs for many clinical conditions. In addition, the Department maintains inpatient units including state-of-the-art facilities providing cardiac services, intensive and critical care, geriatric inpatient care and general internal medicine services. Patients find the Department of Medicine's outpatient practices to be easily accessible and enjoy up-to-date facilities, free parking and ready access to medical and clinical staff. The Department of Medicine works closely with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's other clinical departments to provide patients with complete and comprehensive care.
Chief of Medicine, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Jack Ende, MD