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Calvin Lu, MD

Calvin Lu, MD Physician

Clinical Associate of Medicine

Dr. Lu is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Calvin Lu

Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue

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Clinical Specialties


  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1981
  • Medical Oncology, 1983

Clinical Expertise:

  • All Cancer Types
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Clotting Disorders (Blood Coagulation)
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Platelet Disorders
  • Bone Sarcoma
  • Bone Tumors
  • Brain Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colon Tumors
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Eosinophilic Granuloma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Ewings Sarcoma
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Glioblastoma
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • HELLP Syndrome
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hemophilia
  • Histiocytosis
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Managing Cancer Treatment Side Effects
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Sickle Cell Diseases
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemias
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tracheal Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia (WM)
  • White Blood Cell Disorders
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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
  • 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
  • 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: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lu is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Griffin CA, Lu C, Fishman EK, Khouri N, Markman M, Siegelman SS, Abeloff MD.: The Role of Computed Tomography of the Chest in the Management of Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J. Clin. Oncol. 2 : 1359-1365,1984.

Lu C, Braine HG, Kaizer H, Saral R, Tutschka PJ, Santos GW.: Preliminary Results of high Dose Busulfan and Cyclophosphamide with Syngeneic or Autologous Bone Marrow Rescue. Can. Treat. rep. 68 : 711-717,1984.

Lu C, Bishop C, Braine H, Townsend T, Saral R.: Staphylococcus Epidermidis: Sepsis in Cancer Patients. Proc. Am. Soc. Clin. Onc. 2 : 96,1983.

Lu C, Bishop C, Braine H, Townsend T, Saral R.: Staphylococcus epidermidis: Sepsis in Cancer Patients. Proc. Am. Soc. Clin. Onc. 2 : 96,1983.

Lu C, Braine HG, Kaizer H, Tutschka PJ, Santos, GW.: Phase I Results of High Dose Busulfan and Cyclophosphamide with Syngeneic or Autologous Bone Marrow Rescue. Proc. Am. Soc. Clin. Onc. 1 : 187,1982.

Hendricks A, Lu C, Elfenbein G, Hussain R.: Erythema Annulare Centrifugum Associated with Ascariasis. Arch. Dermatol. 117 : 582-585,1981.

Johnson BF, Lu C.: Morphometric Analysis of Yeast Cells IV. Increase of the Cylindrical Diameter of Schizosaccharomyces Pombe During the Cell Cycle. Exptl. Cell Res. 95 : 154,1975.

Johnson BF, Lu C.: Morphometric Analysis of Yeast Cells III. Size Distribution of 2-Deoxyglucose-Induced Lysing Schizosaccharomyces Pombe Cells and Their Sites of Lysis. Can. J. Genet. Cytol. 16 : 593,1974.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Hematology/Oncology
Suite 201
440 East Marshall Street

West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: (610) 738-2500
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)