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Emmanuel King, MD

Emmanuel King, MD Physician

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. King is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

  • Hospital Medicine Program

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2004

Description of Clinical Expertise

Hospital based general internal medicine, consultative inpatient general internal medicine, end-of-life care, long term acute care hospital clinical practice

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)
  • 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
  • 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: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Temple University Hospital


American College of Physicians, National Society of Hospital Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. King 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.


Description of Research Expertise:

Transitions in care, hospital discharge process, quality and process improvement

Selected Publications:

Kim, C., King, E., Stein, J., Robinson, E., Salameh, M., O’Leary, K.: Unit-Based Inter-Professional Leadership Models in Six US Hospitals. Journal of Hospital Medicine 9 (8): 545-50,2014.

King E., Myers J: Principles and Models of Quality Improvement: Plan-Do-Study-Act Chapter in Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 1st and 2nd edition : 2017.

Charan, D., Metlay, J., Green, K., Fidyk, L., King, E.: Implementation of Formal Teachback Training for Nurses to Improve Post-Discharge Medication Adherence Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting : 2012.

King E, Wertheim G, Shiley K, Wagner J, Bagg A, Greenblatt J: Images Dx. Severe babesiosis (case report) J Hosp Med 5 (5): 2010.

King E, Kasi S, Hoffman S, Metlay J: The BOOST 7P Screening Tool for Transitions as a Predictor of Readmission J Hosp Med 5 (1): 2010.

Ocampo J, King E, Metlay J: Pharmacist-Driven Discharge Medication Reconciliation as Part of Project BOOST J Hosp Med 5 (1): 2010.

King E, Cottrell D, Kasi S, Cary M, Shawhughes L: Impact of a Patient Service Representative on Quality of Care on a Non-teaching Hospitalist Service J Hosp Med 4 (1): 2009.

King ES, Moyer DV, Couturie M, Gaughan J, Shulkin D: Getting Doctors to Report Medical Errors: Project DISCLOSE Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 32 (7): 382-92,2006.

King ES, Horvath B, Shulkin D: Establishing a Rapid Response Team in an Academic Hospital: One Year's Experience Journal of Hospital Medicine 1 (5): 296-305,2006.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
5034 Maloney Building

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3797
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)