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Ben Cooperberg, MD

Ben Cooperberg, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Cooperberg is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2009
  • Internal Medicine, 2006

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
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • 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: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Washington University, St. Louis
Fellowship: Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Washington University, St. Louis

Memberships

American Thyroid Association, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Cooperberg is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Cooperberg, Benjamin A. Cryer, Philip E.: Insulin reciprocally regulates glucagon secretion in humans. Diabetes 59 (11): 2936-40,2010.

Cooperberg, Benjamin A. Cryer, Philip E.: Glucagon supports postabsorptive plasma glucose concentrations in humans with biologically optimal insulin levels. Diabetes 59 (11): 2941-4,2010.

Cooperberg, Benjamin A. Cryer, Philip E.: Beta-cell-mediated signaling predominates over direct alpha-cell signaling in the regulation of glucagon secretion in humans. Diabetes Care 32 (12): 2275-80,2009.

Cooperberg, Benjamin A. Breckenridge, Suzanne M. Arbelaez, Ana Maria. Cryer, Philip E.: Terbutaline and the prevention of nocturnal hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care 31 (12): 2271-2,2008.

Breckenridge, Suzanne M. Raju, Bharathi. Arbelaez, Ana Maria. Patterson, Bruce W. Cooperberg, Benjamin A. Cryer, Philip E.: Basal insulin, glucagon, and growth hormone replacement. American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology & Metabolism 293 (5): E1303-10,2007.

Breckenridge, Suzanne M. Cooperberg, Benjamin A. Arbelaez, Ana Maria. Patterson, Bruce W. Cryer, Philip E.: Glucagon, in concert with insulin, supports the postabsorptive plasma glucose concentration in humans. Diabetes 56 (10): 2442-8,2007.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine at Washington Square
Penn Endocrine Associates
800 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-3445
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)