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Eli Glatstein, MD

Eli Glatstein, MD Physician

Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology Emeritus Professor of Radiation Oncology

Dr. Glatstein is employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Eli Glatstein

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Therapeutic Radiology, 1972

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Diseases
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Proton Therapy
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • OPR Medicare
  • OPR New Jersey Medicaid
  • OPR Pennsylvania Medicaid
  • 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
  • Vetrans Choice Program (6/2018 Not Active)

Education and Training

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency: Stanford University Medical Center
Fellowship: Hammersmith Hospital
Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center


American Association for Cancer Research, National American Association for the Advancement of Science, National American Radium Society, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Therapeutic Radiologists, National British Institute of Radiology, International Connective Tissue Oncology Society, National European Society for Therapeutic Radiology, International International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, International International Society of Lymphology, International Radiation Research Society, National Society for Neuro Oncology, National Southern Association for Oncology, National The Society for the Study of Breast Disease, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Glatstein is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Tsai, D.E., Maillard, I., Downs, L.H., Alavi, A., Nasta, S.D., Glatstein, E., Schuster, S.J.: Use of Iodine 131I-Tositumomab Radioimmunotherapy in a Patient with Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia. Leukemia and Lymphoma 45 (3): 591, 595,2004.

Friedberg, J.G., Mick, R., Stevenson, J., Metz, J., Zhu, T., Buyske, J., Sterman, D.H., Pass, H.I., Glatstein, E., Hahn, S.M.: A phase I study of Foscan-mediated photodynamic therapy and surgery in patients with mesothelioma. Ann Thorac Surg 75 : 952-959,2003.

Zhu, T.C., Hahn, S.M., Kapatkin, A.S., Dimofte, A., Rodriguez, C.E., Vulcan, T.G., Glatstein, E., and Hsi, R.A.: In vivo Optical Properties of Norman Canine Prostate at 732 nm Using Motexafin Lutetium-mediated Photodynamic Therapy. Photochem and Photobiol 77 (1): 81-88,2003.

Busch, T.M., Wileyto, E.P., Emanuele, M.J., Del Piero, F., Marconato, L., Glatstein, E, and Koch, C.J: Photodynamic Therapy Creates Fluence Rate-dependent Gradients in the Intratumoral Spatial Distribution of Oxygen. Cancer Research. 62 (24): 7237-7239,2002.

Machtay, M., and Glatstein, E.: Combined Modality Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Cancer Journal 8 (1): S55-S67,2002.

Machtay, M., Kaiser, L.R. and Glatstein, E: Reality and Meta-Analyses Chest 118 (3): 835-836,2002.

Machtay, M., Lee, J.H., Shrager, J.B., Kaiser, L.B. and Glatstein, E: Risk of Death From Intercurrent Disease Is Not Excessively Increased by Modern Postoperative Radiotherapy for High-Risk Resected Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma. . J Clin Onc 19 (19): 3912-3917.,2001.

Metz, J.M., Jones, H., Devine, P., Hahn, S.M., and Glatstein, E: Cancer Patients Use Unconventional Medical Therapies Far More Frequently than Standard History and Physical Examination Suggest. Cancer Journal 7 (2): 149-154,2001.

Busch, T.M., Hahn, S.M., Glatstein, E., Evans, S.M., and Koch, C.J: Depletion of Tumor Oxygenation during Photodynamic Therapy: Detection by the Hypoxia Marker EF3. Cancer Research 60 : 2636-2642,2000.

Hahn, S.M., Fraker, D.L, Zhu, T., Yodh, A., Rodriguez, C., Smith, D., Currens, A. and Glatstein, E: Intraperitoneal photodynamic therapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis and sarcomatosis. Proceedings of SPIE 3909 : 2-9,2000.

Academic Contact Info

HUP - Perelman Center for Advance Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, 2nd Floor West

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3383
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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