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Gary W. Dorshimer, MD, FACP, FCPP

Gary W. Dorshimer, MD, FACP, FCPP Physician

Assistant Program Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, CHOP Section Chief, General Internal Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • German

Dr. Dorshimer is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Gary W. Dorshimer

Has been named to the 2013 Philadelphia Super Doctor list, featuring approximately five percent of the physicians in the area

Head Team Physician, Philadelphia Flyers

Team Internist, Philadelphia Eagles

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues in 2002, 2004, and 2010 -2018

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.

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

Clinical Specialties


  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • IM/Sports Med (AMA)
  • Internal Medicine, 1984

Description of Clinical Expertise

General Internal Medicine
Primary Care/Sports Medicine
Concussion evaluation and treatment

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Intergroup
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital


American College of Physicians, National American College of Sports Medicine, National College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Local Medical Advisory Board, Pennsylvania Athletic Trainer's Society, Local National Football League Physician's Society, National National Hockey League Team Physicians Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Dorshimer is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Walnut St, 17th Floor, Suite 1A

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-3016
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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