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Ben Cooperberg, MD

Ben Cooperberg, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Cooperberg is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Ben Cooperberg

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's May 2018 Top Docs issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Endocrinology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2009

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • 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 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: 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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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: 800-789-7366 (PENN)