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James L. Mullen, Jr., MD

James L. Mullen, Jr., MD Physician

Corporate Director, Perioperative Services, University of Pennsylvania Health System Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Mullen is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1974

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • OPR Medicare
  • OPR New Jersey Medicaid
  • OPR Pennsylvania Medicaid

Education and Training

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


A.C.S. Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter, 1987-, Advisory Committee, Dietitians Nutrition Support,, American Association for Cancer Education, 1978-, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1980-, American Association for University Professors, American Cancer Society, Philadelphia Division, 1979-, American College of Gastroenterology, 1979-, American College of Nutrition, American College of Surgeons, 1978-, American Dietetic Association, 1988-, American Federation for Clinical Research, 1978-, American Institute of Nutrition, 1980-, American Medical Association, 1976-, American Pancreatic Association, 1976-1985, American Society for Clinical Nutrition, 1980-, American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition, 1976-, American Surgical Association, 1988-, Association for Academic Surgery, 1976-, Association for Surgical Education, 1993-, Association of American Medical Colleges – Group on Educational Affairs, 1997-, Association of VA Surgeons, 1977-1985, Collegium Internationale Chirurgiae Digestivae, 1978-, Collegium Internationale Chirurgiae Digestivae, 1978-, European Society of Parenteral/Enteral Nutrition, 1994-, International Society of Parenteral Nutrition, 1978-, International Society of Surgery, 1978-, John B. Deaver Surgical Society, 1966-, John Morgan Society, 1977-, National Association of Vascular Access Networks, 5/95, National Home Infusion Association, 1995, NY Academy of Science, 1993-, Pan-American Medical Association, 1976-1985, Pennsylvania Medical Society, 1976-, Phi Rho Sigma Fraternity, 1964-, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, 1978-, Philadelphia County Medical Society, 1976-, Physician Consultant, Appeals Panel, Independence, Ravdin Rhoads Surgical Society, 1973-, Society for Clinical Trials, 1979-, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 1978-, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 1994-, Society of Parenteral Alimentation, 1979-, Society of Surgical Oncology, 1980-, Society of University Surgeons, 1980-, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1979-, University of Pennsylvania Medical Alumni Society, 1967-,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mullen is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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


Selected Publications:

Gorman, R.C., Morris, J.B., Mullen, J.L: Enteral Access Options. For Nutritional Support: Theory and Therapeutics: , In Press : 1996.

Levy, M.M., Unger, L.D., Mullen, J.L: Nutritional Considerations Following Trauma Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma Second Edition: WB Saunders Company, In press : 1996.

Evans, N.J., Mullen, J.L: Total Parenteral Nutrition Intensive Care Medicine : 1996.

Mullen, J.L., Evans, N.J: Intensive Care Medicine Third Edition, Shrewsbury, MA: Little, Brown and Company : 1995.

Cech, A.C., Morris, J.B., Mullen, J. L., Crooks, G.W.: Long-Term Enteral Access in Aspiration-Risk Patients. J of Int Care Med 10(4) : 179-86,1995.

Mancini D.M., Walter G., Reichek N., Lenkinski R., McCully K.K., Mullen J. L., Wilson J.R.: Contribution of skeletal muscle atrophy to exercise intolerance and altered muscle metabolism in heart failure. Circ 85(4) : 1364-73,1994.

Mullen, J. L: Hypermetabolism and advanced cancer. Ann of Surg 219(4) : 323-324,1994.

Gorman R.C., Morris J.B., Metz C.A., Mullen J. L.: The button jejunostomy for long-term jejunal feeding: results of a prospective randomized trial. JPEN 17(5) : 428-431,1993.

Nance, M.L., Morris, J.B., and Mullen, J. L: Home parenteral nutrition after near total enterectomy. J of the Amer Col of Surg 12(3) : 281-285,1993.

Mullen, J.L., Morris, J.B., Yu, J.C: Enteral Access Atlas of Surgical Oncology : 1993.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2089
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)