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David H. Henry, MD

David H. Henry, MD Physician

Vice Chair, Department of Medicine Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dr. Henry is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. David H. Henry

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2011 - 2018

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003 - 2018

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2002, 2006, 2010 - 2016, 2018 and 2019

Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians 2010" 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:

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 1980
  • Internal Medicine, 1978
  • Medical Oncology, 1981

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
  • Adenocarcinoma of the Head and Neck
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Adult T-Cell Leukemia
  • Adult T-Cell Lymphoma
  • AIDS Related Malignancies
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Cancer of Thyroid
  • Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Bone Marrow Disorders
  • Anemia of Chronic Disease
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Anticoagulation
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Antithrombin Deficiency
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Biological Targeted Therapy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood Clotting Disorders (Blood Coagulation)
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Platelet Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
  • Bone Sarcoma
  • Bone Tumors
  • Brain Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burkitt Lymphoma
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cancer Survivor
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Carcinoma In Situ of Breast
  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary
  • Castleman Disease
  • Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  • Clinical Trials
  • CNS Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders
  • Cold Agglutinin Disease
  • Colon Tumors
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cooley's Anemia
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lymphoma
  • Deep Thrombophlebitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diamond Blackfan Anemia
  • Dyskeratosis Congenita
  • Endocrine Complications of Cancer Therapy
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Eosinophilic Granuloma
  • Erdheim-Chester Disease
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Essential Thrombocytosis
  • Ewings Sarcoma
  • Factor Eight Disorder
  • Factor Nine Deficiency
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Aplastic Anemia
  • Fanconi Anemia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Follicular Cancer of Thyroid
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • Giant Cell Tumor of the Bone
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Hand-Foot Syndrome
  • HELLP Syndrome
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hemophilia
  • Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
  • Hereditary Cancer Risk
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Histiocytosis
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Immunotherapy
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Intraocular Lymphoma
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kaposi Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Leukemia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Leukopenia
  • Light Chain Disorders
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus Anticoagulant
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphopenia
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Ureter
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Maternal Anticoagulation
  • Maternal Hematologic Disorders
  • Maternal Thrombophilia
  • Mediastinal Lymphoma
  • Medullary Cancer of Thyroid
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma
  • Mucosal Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Papillary Cancer of Thyroid
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Partial Thromboplastin Time Blood Test
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Petechiae
  • Pituitary Cancer
  • Plasma Cell Dyscrasia
  • POEMS Syndrome
  • Polycythemia
  • Porphyria
  • Postthrombotic Syndrome
  • Primary Myelofibrosis
  • Primary Systemic Amyloidosis
  • Prolymphocytic Leukemia
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Protein C Deficiency
  • Protein S Deficiency
  • Prothrombin Gene Mutation
  • Pure Red Cell Aplasia
  • Purpura
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Recurrent Thrombosis
  • Red Blood Cell Disorders
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Secondary Polycythemia
  • Sezary Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Diseases
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Splenic Sequestration
  • Splenomegaly
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Sweat Gland Carcinoma
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemias
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombophilia
  • Thrombotic Disorders
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transformed Lymphoma
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Melanoma
  • Venous-Occlusive Crisis
  • Von Willebrand Disease
  • 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
  • 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
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • 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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

AIDS Malignancy Consortium, National Institutes of Health, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Hematology, National Committee On Communications, American Society of Hematology, National Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, National Fellow, American College of Physicians, National Society for the Advancement of Blood Management, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Henry is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Henry D, Glaspy J, Harup R, Mittleman M, Zhou A, Bradley C, Saha G, Bartels P, Leong R, Yu KH: Roxadustat (FG4592; ASP1517; AZD9941) in the Treatment of Anemia in Patients with Lower Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (LR-MDS) and Low Red Blood Cell (RBC) Transfusion Burden (LTB) American Society of Hematology Meeting : Orlando, FL,2019.

Woodward C, Henry D.: Antiosteolytic Agent Use in Solid Tumor Bone Metastases ESMO-MAP : London,2019.

Byrer E, Kallan M, Chiu T, Scheuba K, Henry D.: A Retrospective Analysis of Venous Thromboembolism Trends in Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia: RBC Transfusion vs Erythrocyte Stimulating Agent Poster, ESCO-MAP : London,2019.

Gascón P, Nagarkar R, Šmakal M, Syrigos KN, Barrios CH, Sánchez JC, Zhang L, Henry DH, Gordon D, Hirsh V, Kubota K, Orlov S, Thomas G, Steinmetz T, Kang JH, Tomita DK, Fleishman AN, Park JK, De Oliveira Brandao C: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase III Noninferiority Study of the Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Darbepoetin alfa for Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Journal of Thoracic Oncology : 2019.

Clifton K, Rich T, Parseghian C, Raymond V, Dasar A, Lima Pereira AA, Willis J, Loree JM, Bauer TM, Kwang Chae Y, Sherrill G, Fanta P, Grothey A, Hendifar A, Henry D, Mahadevan D, Nezami MA, Tan B, Wainberg ZA, Lanman R, Kopetz S, Morris V: Identification of Actionable Fusions as an Anti-EGFR Resistance Mechanism Using a Circulating Tumor DNA Assay JCO Precision Oncology An American Society of Clinical Oncology Journal : 2019.

Auerbach M, Henry D, Derman R J, Achebe M M, Thomsen L, Glaspy J: A prospective, multi-center, randomized comparison of iron isomaltoside 1000 versus iron sucrose in patients with iron deficiency anemia; the FERWON-IDA trial American Journal of Hematology : 2019.

David Henry, Roger von Moos, Jean-Jacques Body, Alex Rider, Jonathan De Courcy, Debajyoti Bhowmik, Francesca Gatta, Guy Hechmati & Yi Qian: Bone-targeted agent treatment patterns and the impact of bone metastases on patients with advanced breast cancer in the United States Current Medical Research and Opinion : 2019.

Bryer, E., Henry, D.: A retrospective analysis of venous thromboembolism trends in chemotherapy-induced anemia: Red blood cell transfusion versus erythrocyte stimulating agent (ESA) administration. ASCO : 2019.

David Henry: Roxadustat a new mechanism molecule HIFalpha stabilizer to treat low risk low transfusion burden MDS Blood, American Society of Hematology Meeting, Orlando, Dec 2019 : 2019.

Bryer E, Henry D: Chemotherapy-induced anemia: etiology, pathophysiology, and implications for contemporary practice International Journal of Clinical Transfusion Medicine 2018 : 21-31,2018.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Hematology/Oncology
Abramson Cancer Center
Pennsylvania Hospital, Farm Journal Building
230 West Washington Square

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-6088
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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