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Douglas F. Beach, MD

Douglas F. Beach, MD Physician

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Director, CREP/Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Beach is employed by Penn Medicine.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2012
  • Internal Medicine, 2009
  • Medical Oncology, 2012

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • AIDS Related Malignancies
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Bone Marrow Disorders
  • Anemia of Chronic Disease
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Anticoagulation
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Biological Targeted Therapy
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood Clotting Disorders (Blood Coagulation)
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Platelet Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Genetics
  • Burkitt Lymphoma
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Cancer Genomics
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cancer Survivor
  • Carcinoma In Situ of Breast
  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia
  • Clinical Trials
  • CNS Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders
  • Cold Agglutinin Disease
  • Colon Tumors
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Lymphoma
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Essential Thrombocytosis
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Hand-Foot Syndrome
  • HELLP Syndrome
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
  • Hereditary Cancer Risk
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Immunotherapy
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Leukopenia
  • Light Chain Disorders
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus Anticoagulant
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphopenia
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Maternal Anticoagulation
  • Maternal Hematologic Disorders
  • Maternal Thrombophilia
  • Mediastinal Lymphoma
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
  • Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Partial Thromboplastin Time Blood Test
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Plasma Cell Dyscrasia
  • POEMS Syndrome
  • Polycythemia
  • Porphyria
  • Postthrombotic Syndrome
  • Primary Myelofibrosis
  • Primary Systemic Amyloidosis
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Protein C Deficiency
  • Protein S Deficiency
  • Prothrombin Gene Mutation
  • Pure Red Cell Aplasia
  • Purpura
  • Recurrent Thrombosis
  • Red Blood Cell Disorders
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Secondary Polycythemia
  • Sezary Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Diseases
  • Splenomegaly
  • Thalassemias
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombophilia
  • Thrombotic Disorders
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Transformed Lymphoma
  • Venous-Occlusive Crisis
  • Von Willebrand Disease
  • 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
  • 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 Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Cooper University Hospital
Fellowship: Cooper University Hospital

Memberships

American College of Physicians, National American Medical Association, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Hematology, National American Society of Internal Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Beach 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:

Mato, A. R., Roeker, L. E., Allan, J. N., Pagel, J. M., Brander, D. M., Hill, B. T., Cheson, B. D., Furman, R. R., Lamanna, N., Tam, C. S., Handunnetti, S., Jacobs, R., Lansigan, F., Bhavsar, E., Barr, P. M., Shadman, M., Skarbnik, A. P., Goy, A., Beach, D. F., Svoboda, J., Pu, J. J., Sehgal, A. R., Zent, C. S., Tuncer, H. H., Schuster, S. J., Pickens, P. V., Shah, N. N., Rhodes, J., Ujjani, C. S., Nabhan, C.: Outcomes of front-line ibrutinib treated CLL patients excluded from landmark clinical trial. Am. J. Hematol. : 2018.

Oren O, Oren M, Beach D: On the generalizability of prostate cancer studies: why race matters. Ann Oncol 2016 Dec : 2016.

Grant S, Meykler S, Beach D: Superior vena cava syndrome as an initial presentation of low-grade follicular lymphoma. J Community Support Oncol 12 (11): 415-417,2014.

Beach DF, Barnoski B, Patel V, Schwarting R, Strair R, Lachant N: Duplication of chromosome 1 [dup(1)(q21q32)] as the sole cytogenetic abnormality in a patient previously treated for AML. Cancer Genetics 205 (12): 665-668,2012.

Beach DF, Klump W, Haddad G, Reid LM, Schwarting R, Hageboutros A.: Extrapulmonary small cell: a novel case of small cell carcinoma of the thyroid gland. Medical Oncology 29 (3): 1405-1408,2012.

Beach D, Somer R: Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma to the Phalanx. Urology 79 (5): e77,2012.

Beach-Rak Medicine LLC: Master Diagnostician Series: Acute Kidney Injury iPhone application for diagnosing and managing AKI. : 2012.

Beach DF, Somer R: A Wealth of New Options: A Case Presentation of the Management of Castration-Recurrent Prostate Cancer Seminars in Oncology 39 (1): 1-8,2012.

Beach-Rak Medicine LLC: Master Diagnostician Series: Approach to Anemia in the Adult Patient. iPhone application for diagnosing and managing anemia : 2011.

Beach DF, Somer R: A Novel Approach to Gorlin Syndrome: A Patient Treated with Oral Capecitabine: Case Report Journal of Clinical Oncology 29 (14): e397-401,2011.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Hematology/Oncology
230 W. Washington Square, 2nd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-7256
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)