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Deepa Rani Nandiwada, MD

Deepa Rani Nandiwada, MD Physician

Assistant Director, Medical Education and Leadership Track - Internal Medicine Residency Course Director, Outpatient Externship ME395 Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Nandiwada is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

  • Annual Examination
  • Anxiety
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Depression
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Health Screening
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid)
  • Immunizations
  • Minor Injury
  • Multiple Chronic Illnesses
  • Physical Exams
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Skin Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sports Injury
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Tobacco Smoking Counseling
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccines
  • Weight Problem
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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
  • 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: George Washington University
Residency: New York University - Bellevue Hospital
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Alpha Omega Alpha-Faculty Inductee, National Society of General Internal Medicine, National Society of General Internal Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Nandiwada 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.


Description of Research Expertise:

Medical Education, Interprofessional Education, Health System Navigation

Selected Publications:

Graddy R, Accurso A, Nandiwada DR, Shalaby M, Holt SR.: Models of Resident Physician Training in Opioid Use Disorders Current Addiction Report. : 2019.

Woodward, M, Nandiwada DR, Shalaby M, Larson B: Patient Outcomes of a Resident Buprenorphine-Nalaxone Clinic. Poster at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, Washington, DC, May 2018. J Gen Intern Med 34(Suppl 2):99-86 : 2019.

Orr A, Williams K, Bennet N, Hogan K, Wallace P, Nandiwada DR.: Feedback on a Transition to Attending Elective: A Novel Health Systems Science Curriculum Empowering Graduating IM residents for Independent Practice. J Gen Intern Med 34(Suppl 2):99-86 : 2019.

Resident Perceptions of Buprenorphine-Naloxone Prescribing Post Addiction Clinic Implementation.: Leiberman D, Larson B, Shalaby M, Nandiwada DR. J Gen Intern Med 34(Suppl 2):99-86 : 2019.

Nandiwada, DR, Fischer GS, Updike G, Conroy M.: Resident and Attending Physicians’ Perceptions of Patient Access to Provider Notes: Comparison of Perceptions Prior to Pilot Implementation. JMIR Med Educ. 4(1):e15 : 2018.

Nandiwada DR & Kormos W.: Invited Commentary Medical Education: Interprofessional Evidence-Based Practice Competencies: Equalizing the Playing Field. JAMA Network Open. 1(2):e180282 : 2018.

Nandiwada DR, Uthlaut MD, Schnure N: SGIM PTBGIM Campaign Continues to Spread. SGIM Forum 41 (3): 2018.

Nandiwada DR, Spagnoletti C, Smith KS, McNamara M.: Do Trainee Consults Communicate Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Reasoning? SGIM Forum 4 (1): 2018.

Nandiwada DR, Kohli A, McNamara M, Smith KJ, Zimmer S, McNeil M, Spagnoletti C, Rubio D, Berlacher K.: High Value Consults: A Curriculum to Promote Point of Care Evidence Based Consult Recommendations Journal Of Graduate Medical Education 9 (5): 2017.

Charles D, Goodwin M, Mckee S, Merrihew L, Nandiwada DR: Diagnosis of Isolated Unilateral Absence of Left Pulmonary Artery in an Adult. J Gen Intern Med 32 (Suppl 2) (83): 2017.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Center for Primary Care
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)