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Alysa Beth Krain, MD

Alysa Beth Krain, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • French

Dr. Krain is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Geriatric Medicine, 2014
  • Infectious Disease, 2002
  • Internal Medicine, 1999
  • Public Health and General Preventive Medicine, 2002

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • 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
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Geriatric Society, National Infectious Disease Society of America, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Krain is employed by Penn Medicine.

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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Best Practices when managing clinical trials (Johnson & Johnson) October 29, 2010: Virtual training session, Paris, FRANCE

Data analysis with STATA: survival analysis
April 19th to 23rd, 2010: Pasteur Institute, Paris, FRANCE

Surveillance, alert and outbreak investigation
March 1st to 12th, 2010: Pasteur Institute, Paris, FRANCE

Creation and Management of Databases using Microsoft Access and Epidata,
February 16th to 20th February, 2009: Pasteur Institute, Paris, FRANCE

Biostatistics for Clinicians
January 19th - 23rd, 2009: Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, HOLLAND

Introduction to Clinical Research,
January 26th to 30th, 2009: Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, HOLLAND

Principals of epidemiological analysis
January 26th to 30th, 2009: Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, HOLLAND

Data analysis with STATA: commands, univariate analysis and logistic regression December 1st – 12th, 2008: Pasteur Institute, Paris, FRANCE

Selected Publications:

Alysa B. Krain, MD, MSc: Chapter 6: Anticoagulation. Fractures in the Elderly: A Guide to Practical Management, 2nd edition : 2017.

Eholié Serge Paul, Lacombe Karine, Krain Alysa, Diallo Zelica, Ouiminga Mariama, Campa Pauline, Bouchaud Olivier, Bissagnene Emmanuel, Girard Pierre-Marie: Metabolic disorders and cardiovascular risk in treatment-naive HIV-infected patients of sub-saharan origin starting antiretrovirals: impact of westernized lifestyle. AIDS research and human retroviruses 31 (4): 384-92,2015.

Zeller V, Lhotellier L, Marmor S, Leclerc P, Krain A, Graff W, Ducroquet F, Biau D, Leonard P, Desplaces N, Mamoudy P: One-stage exchange arthroplasty for chronic prosthetic hip infection: long-term results of a large prospective cohort study. J Bone Joint Surg Am 96 (e1): 1-9,2014.

Krain A, Olutunmbi S, St Germain R, Gainsley B, Lyons E, Capone-Swearer D, Linkin DR, Schwab E: “Standing Order” Influenza Vaccination Protocol at a Long Term Care Facility. American Geriatric Society Conference : 2014.

Zeller V, Krain A, Lhotellier L, Marmor S, Mamoudy P, Desplaces N: Bugs, bones and beds. A microbiological analysis of 245 cases of postoperative prosthetic joint infections. 23rd Conference of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases : 2013.

Daniel OJ. Krain AB. Ogun SA. Odusoga OL. Boyle BA: Nevirapine-related adverse events in a patient receiving a fixed-drug combination pill. Journal of the National Medical Association 97 (12): 1719-21,2005.

Krain A1, Fitzgerald DW: HIV antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings: experiences from Haiti. Current HIV/AIDS Report 2 (2): 98-104,2005.

Krain A1, Wisnivesky JP, Garland E, McGinn T: Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus testing in patients with hepatitis B and C infection. Mayo Clinical Proceedings 79 (1): 51-6,2004.

Academic Contact Info

Ralston-Penn Center
3615 Chestnut St

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-1548
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)