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Ilona S. Lorincz, MD

Ilona S. Lorincz, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Lorincz is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Endocrinology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2013
  • Internal Medicine, 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Diabetes
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperglycemia (High Blood Glucose)
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (LGBT)
  • Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia)
  • Male Reproductive System Disorders
  • Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Second Opinion
  • Thyroid Disorders

Description of Clinical Expertise

Type I Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
Male hypogonadism
Transgender Medicine

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
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Diabetes Association, National American Medical Association, National Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) clinical committee for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)development, National Endocrine Society, National Type 1 Diabetes Exchange, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lorincz is employed by Penn Medicine.

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.


Description of Research Expertise:

Quality Improvement
Patient Safety
Behavioral Interventions
Health Services Research
Population Management

Selected Publications:

Zhou, Victoria; Adler, David; Lorincz, Ilona; Mull, Nikhil; Shofer, Frances; Desai, Nikita; Greenwood, John;: Predictors of Short Intensive Care Unit Stay for Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis Utilizing a Novel Emergency Department-Based Resuscitation and Critical Care Unit The Journal of Emergency Medicine : 2018 .

Susan Harkness Regli, PhD, Suzanna Ho, MSN, RN, Margaret Yoho, MSN, RN, Ilona Lorincz, MD, MSHP, Rebecca Stamm, MSN, RN, Melissa Hibbs, RPh, DPLA, MHA, and Terese Kornet, MSN, RN: It's like scanning the spoon: Problems and Interventions in Insulin Pen Safety. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care 7 : 213 - 217,2018.

Gopalan A, Lorincz IS, Wirtalla C, Marcus SC, Long JA.: Awareness of Prediabetes and Engagement in Diabetes Risk-Reducing Behaviors. Am J Prev Med 49 (4): 512-19,2015.

Patel N, Lorincz, I, Stromberg N, Ravitz N, Van Der Tuyn M, Hanson B.: Enhancing Care Team Communication Presented at Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum, Orlando, FL : 2013.

Lorincz I, Gitelman Y, Stromberg N, Tait Gordon, Van Der Tuyn M, Rosin Roy, McGreevy J, Salmon, J, Hanson B, Patel N, Myers J: Brainstorm: leveraging social media to accelerate IT innovation. Presented at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum, Orlando, FL : 2013.

Lorincz I, Ewanichak J, Kharlip J: A Review of the Clinical Presentation and Management of Patients with Ipilumumab-associated Hypophysitis Treated at the Penn Pituitary Center. Endocrine Review. Presented at the Endocrine Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA 34 : 2013.

Lorincz IS1, Lawson BC, Long JA: Provider and patient directed financial incentives to improve care and outcomes for patients with diabetes Current Diabetes Reports 13 (2): 188-95,2013.

Lorincz IS, Lawson BC, Long JA: “Provider and patient directed financial incentives to improve care and outcomes for patients with diabetes.” Curr Diab Rep. 13 (2): 188-95,2013.

Lorincz, IS, Patel, N, Schmidt, S, Boczar, B, Savitz, J, Ahya, V, Myers, J: An Intervention to Improve Medication Reconciliation: Discharge Time-out. Presented at the Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting Grapevine, Texas. : 2011.

Belfer I, Buzas B, Evans C, Hipp H, Phillips G, Taubman J, Lorincz I, Lipsky RH, Enoch MA, Max MB, and Goldman D.: Haplotype structure of the beta adrenergic receptor genes in US Caucasians and African Americans. Eur J Hum Genet. 13 (3): 341-51,2005.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Civic Center Blvd., Suite 4 900W
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)