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Jeanmarie Perrone, MD

Jeanmarie Perrone, MD Physician

Director, Division of Medical Toxicology Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Perrone is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Emergency Medicine - Medical Toxicology, 1997
  • Emergency Medicine, 1994

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acetaminophen Poisoning
  • Adverse Drug Reaction
  • Drug Safety
  • Medical Toxicology
  • Substance Abuse

Description of Clinical Expertise

Enhancing medication safety and evaluation processes for high risk drugs in the ED and hospital.
Identifying and tracking trends in substance misuse, including the role of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs in improving opioid prescription safety and DEA liason for assessment of opioid prescribing practices.
Evaluation of possible drug toxicity syndromes in complex medical patients.

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
  • 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

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: New York University - Bellevue Hospital


Advisory Board for the Addiction Recovery Media Project; Media Policy Center, Los Angeles, California, " Do No Harm" Opioid Addiction Project., National American College of Medical Toxicology, National Food and Drug Administration(FDA),Consultant, Advisory Committee Special Government Employee, National PA Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Board, PA Department of Health, National PA State Opioid Task Force Guideline Working Group; Harrisburg PA, National Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, National Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Toxicology Interest Section: Developing a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Multi-state Working Group of Emergency Physicians., National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Perrone 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:

Evaluating methods and policies to limit initiation of new opioid users and modify opioid misuse through interventions in the ED, regionally and nationally and creating opportunities for pathways to treatment for patients with opioid use disorder.

Selected Publications:

Perrone J, Nelson LS: Medication Reconciliation for Controlled Substances-An Ideal Prescription-Drug Monitoring Program New England Journal of Medicine 10 : 2012.

Gugelmann Hallam M, Perrone Jeanmarie: Can prescription drug monitoring programs help limit opioid abuse? JAMA 306 (20): 2258-9,2011.

Nelson LS, Perrone J.: Curbing the opioid epidemic in the United States: the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS). JAMA 308 : 457-8,2012.

Mazer M, Deroos F, Hollander JE, McCusker C, Peacock N, Perrone J: Medication history taking in emergency department triage is inaccurate and incomplete. Academic Emergency Medicine 18 (1): 102-4,2011.

Wightman RS, Perrone J, Erowid F, Erowid E, Meisel ZF, Nelson LS: Comparative Analysis of Opioid Queries on An opportunity to Advance Harm Reduction Substance Use & Misuse Journal 10 : 1-5,2017.

Meisel ZF, Metaly JP, Sinnenberg L, Kilaru AS, Grossestreuer A, Barg FK, Shofer FS, Rhodes KV, Perrone J: A Randomized Trial Testing the Effect of Narrative Vignettes Versus Guideline Summaries on Provider Response to a Professional Organization Clinical Policy for Safe Opioid Prescribing. Annals of Emergency Medicine 68 (6): 719-728,2016.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Silverstein, Rm. 260
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-6698
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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