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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 a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

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

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acetaminophen Poisoning
  • Adverse Drug Reaction
  • Drug Safety
  • 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
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • 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

Memberships

Advisory Board for the Addiction Recovery Media project, National American College of Medical Toxicology, National FDA Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee, 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 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 a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Evaluating methods to limit initiation of new opioid users and modify opioid misuse through interventions in the ED, regionally and nationally.

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.

Friend K, Milone MC, Perrone J: Hyponatremia Associated With Levamisole-Adulterated Cocaine Use in Emergency Department Patients. Annals of Emergency Medicine 60 (1): 94-96.,2012.

Mittal MK, Florin T,Perrone J, Delgado JH, Osterhoudt KC: Toxicity from the use of niacin to beat urine drug screening Annals of Emergency Medicine 50 (5): 587-90.,2007.

Academic Contact Info

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

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-6698

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