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Adam Bagg, MD

Adam Bagg, MD Physician

Director, Hematology
Director, Minimal Residual Disease Resource Laboratory
Medical Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Bagg is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Adam Bagg

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2010 - 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2010, 2012-14

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Pathology - Clinical Pathology, 1992
  • Pathology - Hematology, 1999

Clinical Expertise:

  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Diseases
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Cancer Screening and Diagnostics

Description of Clinical Expertise

Laboratory Hematology; Laboratory Evaluation of Hematologic Diseases; Leukemias; Lymphomas; Myelodysplastic Syndromes; Molecular Pathology; Myeloma; Hodgkin lymphoma

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of the Witwatersrand School
Residency: Johannesburg General Hospital/Witwatersrand University
Residency: University of Witwatersrand and South
Residency: Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship: Georgetown University Hospital

Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research, National American Society of Hematology, National Association for Molecular Pathology, National Hematopathology Service, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Boca Raton, FL, National Society of Hematopathology, National United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, International United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Bagg is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Molecular genetics and pathology of Leukemias and Lymphomas; Myelodysplastic syndromes; Minimal residual disease; Hodgkin lymphoma

Selected Publications:

Luskin MR, Huen AO, Brooks SA, Stewart C, Watt CD, Morrissette JJ, Lieberman DB, Bagg A, Rosenbach M, Perl AE: NPM1 Mutation is Associated with Leukemia Cutis in Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Monocytic Features Haematologica : 2015 [Epub ahead of print].

Luskin MR, Heil DS, Tan KS, Choi S, Stadtmauer EA, Schuster SJ, Porter DL, Vonderheide RH, Bagg A, Heitjan DF, Tsai DE, Reshef R: The Impact of EBV Status on Characteristics and Outcomes of Posttransplantation Lymphoproliferative Disorder. Am J Transplant : 2015 [Epub ahead of print].

Luskin MR, Huen AO, Brooks SA, Stewart C, Watt CD, Morrissette JJ, Lieberman DB, Bagg A, Rosenbach M, Perl AE: NPM1 Mutation is Associated with Leukemia Cutis in Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Monocytic Features Haematologica : 2015 [Epub ahead of print].

Rea B, Samulski D, Strauser H, Aikawa V, Luger S, Bagg A: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia with a t(8;14)(q24;q32): FISHing catches a (sheepish) red herring. Am J Hematol : 2015 [Epub ahead of print].

Aikawa V, Porter D, Luskin MR, Bagg A, Morrissette JJ.: Transmission of an expanding donor-derived del(20q) clone through allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation without the development of a hematologic neoplasm Cancer Genet Epub ahead of print : 2015 [Epub ahead of print ].

Nybakken GE, Canaani J, Roy D, Morrissette JD, Watt CD, Shah NP, Smith CC, Bagg A, Carroll M, Perl AE: Quizartinib elicits differential responses that correlate with karyotype and genotype of the leukemic clone. Leukemia : 2015.

O'Malley DP, Louissaint A Jr, Vasef MA, Auerbach A, Miranda R, Brynes RK, Fedoriw Y, Hudnall SD.: International Spleen Consortium (including Bagg A). Recommendations for gross examination and sampling of surgical specimens of the spleen Ann Diagn Pathol 19 : 288-95,2015.

Garfall AL, Maus MV, Hwang WT, Lacey SF, Mahnke YD, Melenhorst JJ, Zheng Z, Vogl DT, Cohen AD, Weiss BM, Dengel K, Kerr ND, Bagg A, Levine BL, June CH, Stadtmauer EA.: Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells against CD19 For Multiple Myeloma N Engl J Med. 373 : 1040-7,2015.

Porter DL, Hwang WT, Frey NV, Lacey SF, Shaw PA, Loren AW, Bagg A, Marcucci KT, Shen A, Gonzalez V, Ambrose D, Grupp SA, Chew A, Zheng Z, Milone MC, Levine BL, Melenhorst JJ, June CH.: Chimeric antigen receptor T cells persist and induce sustained remissions in relapsed refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Sci Transl Med 7 : 303ra139,2015.

Azzato EM, Bagg A: Molecular genetic evaluation of myeloproliferative neoplasms Int J Lab Hematol 37 (1): 61-71,2015.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
7.103 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-4280
Fax: (215) 662-7529

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