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Angela M. Mills, MD

Angela M. Mills, MD Physician

Vice Chair, Clinical Operations
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Italian

Dr. Mills is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Emergency Medicine, 2004

Clinical Expertise:

  • Smoking Cessation

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • 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: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine, National American College of Emergency Physicians, National Pennsylvania Chapter of American College of Physicians, Local Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mills 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.


Description of Research Expertise:

Emergency research, treatment and evaluation of acute abdominal pain, disparities in emergency care, radiation risk and emergency radiologic imaging, electronic clinical decision support

Selected Publications:

Soremekun OA, Shofer FS, Grasso D, Mills AM, Moore J, Datner EM: The impact of an emergency department dedicated Mid-Track area on patient flow Annals of Emergency Medicine 21 (4): 434-439,2014.

Raja AS, Gupta A, Ip IK, Mills AM, Khorasani R: The use of clinical decision support to measure adherence to a national imaging quality measure Academic Radiology 21 (3): 378-383,2014.

Meltzer A, Baumann BM, Chen EH, Shofer FS, Mills AM: Poor sensitivity of a modified Alvarado score in adults with suspected appendicitis Annals of Emergency Medicine 37 (7): 995-1000,2013.

Kerner C, Carey K, Baillie C, Mills AM, Yang W, Hilton S, Synnestvedt MB, Weiner MG, Lewis JD: Clinical predictors of urgent findings on abdominopelvic CT in emergency department patients with Crohn’s disease Journal of Inflammatory Bowel Disease 19 (6): 1179-1185,2013.

Crichlow A, Cuker A, Mills AM: Overuse of CT pulmonary angiography in the evaluation of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism in the emergency department Academic Emergency Medicine 19 (11): 1219-1226,2012.

Mills AM, Holena DN, Kallan MJ, Carr BG, Reinke CE, Kelz RR: The effect of insurance status on patients admitted for acute diverticulitis Colorectal Disease 15 (5): 613-620,2013.

Martinez M, Cuker A, Mills AM, Lightfoot R, Fan Y, Tang WH, Hazen SL, Ischiropoulos H: Nitrated fibrinogen is a biomarker of oxidative stress in venous thromboembolism Free Radical Biology & Medicine 53 (2): 230-36,2012.

Mills AM, Huckins DS, Kwok H, Baumann BM, Ruddy RM, Rothman RE, Schrock JW, Lovecchio F, Krief WI, Hexdall A, Caspari R, Cohen B, Lewis RJ: Diagnostic characteristics of S100A8/A9 in a multicenter study of patients with right lower quadrant abdominal pain Academic Emergency Medicine 19 (1): 48-55,2012.

Kerner C, Carey K, Mills AM, Yang W, Synnestvedt MB, Hilton S, Weiner M, Lewis JD: Use of abdominopelvic computed tomography in emergency departments and rates of urgent diagnoses in Crohn's disease Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 10 (1): 52-57,2012.

Baumann BM, Chen EH, Mills AM, Glaspey L, Thompson NM, Jones MK, Farner MC: Patient perceptions of computed tomographic imaging and their understanding of radiation risk and exposure Annals of Emergency Medicine 58 (1): 1-7,2011.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Spruce Street
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Ravdin

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2386
Fax: (215) 662-3953

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