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Edmund K. Moon, MD

Edmund K. Moon, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Moon is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Pulmonary Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Pulmonary Disease, 2009

Clinical Expertise:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Carcinoid Tumor
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

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 Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


AACR, National American College of Chest Physicians, National American College of Physicians, National American Medical Association, National American Thoracic Society, National International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Moon is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: 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:

M Martinez, E Moon: CAR T cells for Solid Tumors: New Strategies for Finding, Infiltrating, and Surviving in the Tumor Microenvironment Frontiers In Immunology ebub ahead of print : 2019.

Michael CW, Faquin W, Jing X, Kaszuba F, Kazakov J, Moon E, Toloza E, Wu RI, Moreira AL: Committee II: Guidelines for cytologic sampling techniques of lung and mediastinal lymph nodes. Diagnostic Cytopathology : 2018.

Moon EK, Wang LS, Bekdache K, Lynn RC, Lo A, Thorne SH, Albelda SM: Intra-tumoral delivery of CXCL11 via a vaccinia virus, but not by modified T cells, enhances the efficacy of adoptive T cell therapy and vaccines. Oncoimmunology 7 (3): e1395997,2018.

Klampatsa A, Haas AR, Moon EK, Albelda SM: Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T cell Therapy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) Cancers (epub ahead of print) : 2017.

Kheng Newick, Shaun O'Brien, Edmund Moon, Steven M. Albelda: CAR T Cell Therapy for Solid Tumors Annual Review of Medicine : 2017.

Moon EK, Kim S, O'Brien S, St. Jean N, Verona R, Snyder L, Zhao Y, Albelda SM: Dual antibody blockade of TIM3 and PD1 on NYESO1 redirected human T cells leads to augmented control of lung cancer tumors AACR 2017 (Washington, D.C.) : 2017.

Moon EK, Kim S, O'Brien S, Sun J, St. Jean N, Arhontoulis D, Albelda SM: Genetic blockade of the protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP1 augments CAR T cell activity against PDL1 expressing solid tumors AACR 2017 (Washington, D.C.) : 2017.

Kim S, Moon EK: Development of novel avenues to overcome challenges facing CAR T cells Translational Research epub ahead of print : 2017.

Moon EK, Langer CJ, Albelda SM: The Era of Checkpoint Blockade in Lung Cancer: Taking the Brakes Off the Immune System. Annals of the American Thoracic Society epub ahead of print : 2017.

Matthew Riese, Edmund Moon, Bryon Johnson, Steven Albelda: Diacylglycerol kinases (DGKs): novel targets for improving T cell activity in cancer. Signaling : 2016.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania/Pulmonary
Stemmler Hall, 2nd Floor, Lab 261
3450 Hamilton Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 908-1454
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)