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Chadwick R. Johr, MD

Chadwick R. Johr, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Johr is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Rheumatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2007
  • Rheumatology, 2010

Description of Clinical Expertise

I completed a combined residency in both internal medicine and pediatrics and then a fellowship in adult rheumatology with additional pediatric rheumatology training. With this background I have created an adolescent and young adult rheumatology clinic at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. I work with the pediatric rheumatologists at CHOP to assure that our patients have a smooth transition to adult-centered care.

As a Co-Director of the Penn Sjogren's Syndrome Center, I have experience and special interest in caring for patients with Sjogren's Syndrome.

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
  • 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: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Residency: Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics


American College of Rheumatology, Member, National Philadelphia Rheumatism Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Johr is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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.


Selected Publications:

Chadwick R. Johr: The Use of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Lippincott's Primary Care Orthopaedics, second edition : 296-299,2013.

Chadwick R. Johr, MD: Fibromyalgia Musculoskeletal Medicine for Medical Students, from Orthopedia - Collaborative Orthopaedic Knowledge, : 2012.

Johr C, Ostrov BE, Groh BP, Wineburgh GS: Comparison of Systemic Onset Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Adult Onset Still's Disease National Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology : 2002.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine University City
Penn Musculoskeletal Center
Division of Rheumatology
3737 Market Street
8th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4333
Fax: (215) 349-8900
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)