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Carol Chou, MD

Carol Chou, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Chou is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Carol Chou

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2015 - 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's May 2018 Top Docs issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties


  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Description of Clinical Expertise

Certified by American Academy on Communication in Healthcare to teach core communication skills to Penn faculty
Trained in physician-patient communication skills and behavior change counseling
Communication skills coach

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
  • 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 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: Columbia University
Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center


American Academy for Communication in Healthcare, National American College of Physicians, National National Board of Medical Examiners, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Chou is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: 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.


Selected Publications:

Chou, C.: Obesity Women's Health Care Clinical Vignettes : 325-332,2000.

Chou, C.: An Alternative Cause and Treatment of Hemolysis Journal of General Internal Medicine 14 (2): 172,1999.

Chou, C.: Evaluation and Treatment of Hypertension Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America : 521-537 (Chapter 3),1999.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Internal Medicine Associates at the Science Center
3701 Market Street
7th Floor, Suite 741

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-5200
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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