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Brian D. Work, MD, MPH

Brian D. Work, MD, MPH Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Work is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

  • Hospital Medicine Program

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2011

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Work focuses on community outreach, community public health, and providing free and low-cost care out in the community. He also has extensive experience in substance abuse treatment and research and in Harm Reduction. Prevention Point Philadelphia is a national leader in Harm Reduction practice and education, including opioid overdose reversal and the provision of Naloxone to first responders, drug users and families of drug users.

He co-directs, attends and teaches at the free student-run United Community Clinic at First African Presbyterian Church in West Philadelphia.

He also attends and teaches at the free Streetside Health Clinic at Prevention Point Philadelphia where he is Chair of the Board and is the Clinical Site Director for the Bridging the Gaps program.

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
  • Vetrans Choice Program (6/2018 Not Active)

Education and Training

Medical School: University of California - Davis
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Fox Chase Cancer Center
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital


Hepatitis C Allies of Philadelphia (HepCAP), Local Prevention Point Philadelphia, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Work 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.

Academic Contact Info

Department of General Internal Medicine
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 N. 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9436
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)