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Frederick B. Vivino, MD, FACR

Frederick B. Vivino, MD, FACR Physician

Chief, Rheumatology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Director, Penn Sjogren's Syndrome Center
Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Vivino is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Frederick B. Vivino

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2008 through 2016

Recognized in America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

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:

  • Rheumatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1986
  • Rheumatology, 1988

Clinical Expertise:

  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Arthritis
  • Back and Spinal Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Behcet's Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)
  • Charcot's Joint (Neuropathic Arthropathy)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Crystal Arthritis
  • DeQuervain's Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (Forestier's Disease)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Tendonitis
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Hand Pain
  • Hemochromatosis related Arthritis
  • Herniated Disc Pain
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Joint Aspiration (Arthrocentesis)
  • Kidney Vasculitis
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Infection
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Leg Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myositis
  • Neck Pain
  • Non-Operative Bone Spurs (Osteophyte)
  • Non-Operative Shoulder Injury
  • Non-Operative Spine Compression Fracture Treatment
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Reiter's Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Bursitis
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Sjögren’s Syndrome
  • Spinal Disc Degeneration
  • Spine - Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Spine Fracture
  • Spondylosis
  • Synovial Fluid Analysis
  • Synvisc Injections
  • Undiagnosed Back Pain and Leg Pain
  • Undiagnosed Neck Pain
  • Undiagnosed Shoulder and Upper Arm Pain
  • Wrist Pain

Description of Clinical Expertise

Sjogren's syndrome

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: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Physicians, National American College of Rheumatology, National John A. Hartford Foundation for Research on Aging, Local Medical and Scientific Advisory Board of the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation, Inc., National Philadelphia Regional Chapter, Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation, Local Philadelphia Rheumatism Society, Local Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation, Inc., National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Vivino 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

Description of Research Expertise:

Sjogren's syndrome

Selected Publications:

Derk CT, Vivino FB.: A primary care approach to Sjögren’s syndrome: helping patients cope with sicca symptoms, extraglandular manufestations. Postgraduate Medicine 116 (3): 49-54, 59, 65,2004.

Petruzzi LM, Vivino FB.: Sjögren’s syndrome: Implications for perioperative practice AORN J 777 (3): 612-621, 624,2003.

Derk CT, Vivino FB, Kenyon L, Mandel S.: Inclusion body myositis in connective tissue disorders: Case report and review of the literature Clin Rheumatol 22 (4-5): 324-328,2003.

Vivino FB, Gala I, Hermann GA.: Change in final diagnosis on second evaluation of labial minor salary gland biopsies J Rheumatol. 29 (5): 938-944,2002.

McGarvey ML, Hermann GA, Vivino, FB: Differential diagnosis of Sjögren’s syndrome: Chronic sialadenitis; clinical, laboratory and histologic findings Arthritis Rheum. 46 (9 (Suppl)): S368,2002.

Stein JD, Liang KP, Liang KV, Vivino FB: Central nervous system manifestations of Sjögren’s syndrome: Response to immunosuppressive therapy Arthritis Rheum. in press ((Suppl)): 2002.

Vivino FB, Minerva P, Huang CH, Orlin SE.: Corneal melt at the initial presentation of primary Sjögren’s syndrome J Rheumatol. 28 (2): 379-382,2001.

Vivino FB: The treatment of Sjögren’s syndrome patients with pilocarpine tablets Scand J Rheumatol Suppl 115 : 1-13,2001.

Vivino FB, Orlin SE.: Sjögren’s Syndrome: Giving dry mouth and eyes the full treatment J Musculoskel Med. 17 : 350-367,2000.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Rheumatology Associates and Sjögren’s Center
Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4333
Fax: (215) 349-8900
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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