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Hamdee Attallah, MD

Hamdee Attallah, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Attallah is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2002

Clinical Expertise:

  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Treatment
  • Hyperglycemia (High Blood Glucose)
  • Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia)

Description of Clinical Expertise

Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity, Prediabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome

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
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center

Memberships

The Endocrine Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Attallah is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Research

Selected Publications:

Sirisena I, Attallah H.: Thyroid Hormone Resistance associated with difficult to control atrial arrhythmias. Presented at ICE/ENDO 2014 96th Annual Conference of the Endocrine Society, Chicago, IL. : 2014.

Cumbo-Nacheli G., Torres-Heisecke R., Attallah H.: Persistently Low Glucose Levels despite High-dose Methylprednisolone in a Woman with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Eur J Intern Med 19 (6): e18-e19,2008.

Attallah, HY.: Interviewed for article: Diabetes: Michigan's Epidemic Health and Leisure Magazine : 2007.

Attallah H., Friedlander AL., Nino-Murcia M., Hoffman AR.: Effects of Growth Hormone and Pioglitazone in Viscerally Obese Adults with Impaired Glucose Tolerance: A Factorial Clinical Trial PLoS Clin Trials (2): e21,2007.

Attallah HY.: Provided an in-depth interview on Obesity and Diabetes-related topics Local Radio, Farmington, MI : 2007.

Attallah H., Friedlander AL., Hoffman AR.: Visceral Obesity, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Metabolic Syndrome and Growth Hormone Therapy Growth Horm IGF Res. 16 Suppl (A): S62-67,2006.

Hsu AR., Hagobian TA., Jacobs KA., Attallah H., Friedlander AL.: Effects of Heat Removal through the Hand on Metabolism and Performance during Cycling Exercise in the Heat Can J Appl Physiol (30): 87-104,2005.

Ma TP., Lynch JC., Donahoe DK., Attallah H., Rafols JA.: Organization of the Medial Pulvinar Nucleus in the Macaque Anat Rec (250): 220-237,1998.

Academic Contact Info

Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Department of Medicine, 8th Floor
3900 Woodland Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 823-6044