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Eric J. Palecek, MD

Eric J. Palecek, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Palecek is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2013

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • 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

Education and Training

Medical School: Brown University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Physicians, National Association of Academic Internal Medicine, National Society of General Internal Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Palecek is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Palecek Eric J, Teno Joan M, Casarett David J, Hanson Laura C, Rhodes Ramona L, Mitchell Susan L: Comfort feeding only: a proposal to bring clarity to decision-making regarding difficulty with eating for persons with advanced dementia Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 58 (3): 580-584,2010.

Academic Contact Info

Edward S. Cooper
3701 Market Street
Suite 640

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2250
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)