Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

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If you have undergone surgery at Penn Medicine, we offer a convenient and accessible way to have a follow up appointment with a Penn surgeon. Our telemedicine program offers virtual visits via mobile video through myPennMedicine. You may be eligible for this service based on your geographic location and condition.  

A virtual visit is appropriate for:

  • General follow up
  • Wound incision care
  • Pain assessment
  • Symptom assessment
  • Medication prescription

For more information or to determine eligibility, please call 800-789-7366

Services & Eligibility

  • Virtual visit between eligible patient and participating provider
  • This service is available to patients considered low-risk with no complications. 

Not all Penn Medicine providers offer telemedicine services. Please contact your provider to determine if he/she participates and check back periodically as more providers are being added monthly.

Benefits of Virtual Visit

Penn Medicine makes it easier to connect with your healthcare providers and seek treatment for many types of conditions and illnesses. The benefits of connecting remotely abound.

  • Convenience
    • Patients can skip waiting rooms and traveling to/from appointments, a benefit especially valuable for those with chronic conditions.
  • Improved access
    • More efficient evaluation and consultation means more availability for busy providers.
  • Lower healthcare costs
    • Telemedicine offers potential savings for patients and providers.
  • No geographic restrictions
    • Services are available from anywhere in the world (in accordance with laws of patient’s state/country.)
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