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Joan Weinryb, MD

Joan Weinryb, MD Physician

Clinical Medical Director, St. Ignatius Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Weinryb is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Joan Weinryb

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized by Best Doctors in America - 2013 and 2014

Recognized annually in Philadelphia magazine's Top Docs issues from 2008 - 2019

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Geriatric Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Geriatric Medicine, 1992
  • Internal Medicine, 1986

Clinical Expertise:

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of Knee
  • Balance Disorders
  • Bowel incontinence (Fecal Incontinence)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  • Dizziness
  • Elder Abuse
  • Enlarged Prostate BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hypertension
  • Memory Disorders
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pick's Disease
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Urinary Incontinence
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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)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • 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: 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 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.


Selected Publications:

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) 662-2746
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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