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Emily A. Blumberg, MD

Emily A. Blumberg, MD Physician

Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship Professor of Radiation Oncology Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Blumberg is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Emily A. Blumberg

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005 - 2018

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's Top Docs issues from 2011 to 2018

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 1986
  • Internal Medicine, 1984

Clinical Expertise:

  • Post-Transplant Infections

Description of Clinical Expertise

Infections in transplant recipients

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
  • 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: New York University
Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center
Fellowship: Albert Einstein - Montefiore Medical Center

Memberships

ACGME, National Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability (Health and Human Services), National American College of Physicians, National American Society for Microbiology, National American Society of Transplantation, National Gift of Life, Local Infectious Diseases Society of America, National International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, International Member, Data Safety Monitoring Board, Trial Net (NIH), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Blumberg is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Infections in transplant recipients, Transplantation in HIV infected patients, Antiviral therapies in transplant recipients, Donor derived infections

Selected Publications:

L’Huillier AG, Ferreira VH, Hirzel C, Cordero E, Limaye AP, Reid G, Englund J, Blumberg E, Kumar D, Humar A.: Cytokine Profiles and Severity of Influenza Infection in Transplant Recipients. J Infect Dis : 2018.

Reese PP, Abt PL, Blumberg EA, Van Deerlin VM, Bloom RD, Potluri VS, Levine M, Porrett P, Sawinski D, Nazarian SM, Naji A, Hasz R, Suplee L, Trofe-Clark J, Sicilia A, McCauley M, Gentile C, Smith J, Niknam BA, Bleicher M, Reddy KR, Goldberg DS.: Twelve-Month Outcomes After Transplant of Hepatitis C-Infected Kidneys Into Uninfected Recipients: A Single-Group Trial Ann Intern Med 169 : 273-281,2018.

Blumberg EA: Prevention of hepatitis B virus infection in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices: A summary of the MMWR report Am J Transplant 18 (5): 1285-1286,2018.

Kumar D, Ferreira VH, Blumberg E, Silveira F, Cordero E, Perez-Romero P, Aydillo T, Danziger-Isakov L, Limaye Ajit P, Carratala J, Munoz P, Montejo M, Lopez-Medrano F, Farinas MC, Gavalda J, Moreno A, Levi M, Fortun J, Torre-Cisneros J, Englund JA, Natori Y, Husain S, Reid G, Sharma TS, Humar A: A Five-year Prospective Multi-center Evaluation of Influenza Infection in Transplant Recipients Clin Infect Dis : doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy294,2018.

McCauley M, Mussell A, Goldberg D, Sawinski D, Molina RN, Tomlin R, Doshi Sahil D, Abt P, Bloom R, Blumberg E, Kulkarni S, Esnaola G, Shults J, Thiessen C, Reese PP: Race, Risk, and Willingness of End-Stage Renal Disease Patients Without Hepatitis C Virus to Accept an HCV-Infected Kidney Transplant Transplantation 102 (4): e163-e170,2018.

Gentile C, Van Deerlin VM, Goldberg DS, Reese PP, Hasz RD, Abt P, Blumberg E, Farooqi MS: Hepatitis C Virus Genotyping of Organ Donor Samples to Aid in Transplantation of HCV-positive Organs Clin Transplant 32 (2): doi: 10.1111/ctr.13172,2018.

Marty FM, Ljungman P, Chemaly RF, Maertens J, Dadwal SS, Duarte RF, Haider S, Ullmann AJ, Katayama Y, Brown J, Mullane KM, Boeckh M, Blumberg EA, Einsele H, Snydman DR, Kanda Y, DiNubile MJ, Teal VL, Wan H, Murata Y, Kartsonis NA, Leavitt RY, Badshah C: Letermovir Prophylaxis for Cytomegalovirus in Hematopoietic-Cell Transplantation The New England journal of medicine 377 (25): 2433-2444,2017.

Higdon LE, Trofe-Clark J, Liu S, Margulies KB, Sahoo MK, Blumberg E, Pinsky B A, Maltzman JS: Cytomegalovirus-Responsive CD8(+) T Cells Expand After Solid Organ Transplantation in the Absence of CMV Disease Am J Transplant 17 (8): 2045-2054,2017.

Goldberg DS, Abt PL, Blumberg EA, Van Deerlin VM, Levine M, Reddy K R, Bloom RD, Nazarian SM, Sawinski D, Porrett P, Naji A, Hasz R, Suplee L, Trofe-Clark J, Sicilia A, McCauley M, Farooqi M, Gentile C, Smith J, Reese PP: Trial of Transplantation of HCV-Infected Kidneys into Uninfected Recipients The New England journal of medicine 376 (24): 2394-2395,2017.

Mitchell SL, Blumberg EA, Edelstein PH: Bacteremia caused by the photosynthetic environmental bacterium Rhodopseudomonas J Infect Chemother : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

3 Silverstein, Suite E
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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