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Anthony R. Lanfranco, MD

Anthony R. Lanfranco, MD Physician

Associate Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Director, Bronchoscopy, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Director, Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship Program, Section of Interventional Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Lanfranco is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Anthony R. Lanfranco

Dr. Anthony Lanfranco specializes in interventional pulmonary and critical care medicine. His clinical interests include airway stenting, bronchial stenosis, bronchoscopy, cryotherapy, endoscopic lung volume reduction, laser bronchoscopy, lung cancer, mesothelioma, mediastinal adenopathy, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, pleural disease, subglottic stenosis, thoracic malignancies, tracheal stenosis, and tracheobronchomalacia.

Dr. Lanfranco received his undergraduate degree from the University of California Davis and his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed a general surgery internship at Abington Memorial Hospital and internal medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He subsequently completed fellowships in pulmonary and critical care medicine and interventional pulmonology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lanfranco is board certified in interventional pulmonology, internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Pulmonary Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2009
  • Pulmonary Disease, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

  • Atelectasis
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hemoptysis
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Lung Disease
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lung Tumors
  • Needle Procedure
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Pleural Effusion (Fluid in the Lung)
  • Pleurisy
  • Smoking related Disease
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Tuberculosis (TB)

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)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • 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: Drexel University Center City Hahnemann Campus
Residency: Abington Memorial Hospital
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, National American Association for Physician Leadership, National American College of Chest Physicians, National American Thoracic Society, National Association of Interventional Pulmonology Program Directors, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lanfranco is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: 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.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division
3400 Spruce Street, 8th Floor Gates Bldg

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)