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Joan Weinryb, MD

Joan Weinryb, MD Physician

Corporate/Clinical Medical Director, Presbyterian Homes and Services
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Weinryb is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Joan Weinryb

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2008-2016

Recognized by Best Doctors in America - 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties


  • Geriatric Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Geriatric Medicine, 1992
  • Internal Medicine, 1986

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adverse Drug Reaction
  • Aging and Disability
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiac Risk Reduction
  • Caregiver Counseling
  • Cholesterol and Lipid Disorders
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Constipation
  • Dementia
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Diabetic Care
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Essential Tremor
  • Exercise and the Elderly
  • Fibromyalgia (Fibrositis)
  • Geriatric Women's Health
  • Heart Failure
  • Holistic Approach to Care
  • Hypertension
  • Immunizations
  • Impotence
  • LGBT Health
  • Medical Ethics
  • Memory Disorders
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Minority Populations
  • Non-Traditional Families
  • Non-Traditional Medicine
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Primary Care - Adult Gynecology
  • Primary Care - Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Primary Care - Rheumatology
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis (Giant Cell Arteritis)
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vascular Disease
  • Weight Management
  • Wound Complications

Description of Clinical Expertise

Clinical teaching, Long term care: NH, ALF, CCRC, Team management in long term care, nutrition, wound care, end-of-life care, transition of care

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • 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: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Graduate Hospital
Fellowship: Albert Einstein Medical Center


American College of Physicians, National American Geriatric Society, National American Medical Directors Association, National Gerontologic Society of America, National Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Weinryb 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.


Selected Publications:

Johnson JC, Weinryb J.: Safe pharmacologic treatment strategies for osteoarthritis pain in African Americans with hypertension, and renal and cardiac disease. Journal of the National Medical Association 98 (7): 1126-35,2006.

Sapienza PE, Levine GM, Pomerantz S, Davidson JH, Weinryb J, Glassman J.: Impact of a quality assurance program on gastrointestinal endoscopy. Gastroenterology 102 (2): 387-93,1992.

Cogen R, Weinryb J, Pomerantz C, Fenstemacher P.: Complications of jejunostomy tube feeding in nursing facility patients. American Journal of Gastroenterology 86 (11): 1610-3,1991.

Cogen R, Weinryb J.: Aspiration pneumonia in nursing home patients fed via gastrostomy tubes. American Journal of Gastroenterology 84 (12): 1509-12,1989.

Cogen R, Weinryb J.: Tube feeding: Providing the most nutrition with the least discomfort. Postgraduate Medicine 85 (5): 355-60,1989.

Weinryb J, Cogen R.: Interaction of nasogastric phenytoin and enteral feeding solution. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 37 (2): 195-6,1989.

Academic Contact Info

Ralston Penn Center
3615 Chestnut St., Rm 225

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-1548
Fax: (215) 573-8684
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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