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Joel D. Glickman, MD, FACP

Joel D. Glickman, MD, FACP Physician

Director, Home Dialysis Programs
Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Glickman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Joel D. Glickman


Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2011 through 2016

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties


  • Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1985
  • Nephrology, 1988

Clinical Expertise:

  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Kidney Stones

Description of Clinical Expertise

Home dialysis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Home Hemodialysis
Chronic Kidney Disease

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: State University of New York
Residency: Albert Einstein - Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Society of Nephrology, National Fellow, American College of Physicians, National International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis, International International Society of Nephrology, International National Kidney Foundation, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Glickman 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.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Seshasai RK, Mitra N, Chaknos CM,Li J, Wirtalla C,Negoianu D, Glickman JD, and Dember, LM: Factors Associated With Discontinuation of Home Hemodialysis American Journal of Kidney Disease 67 (4): 629-637,2016.

Spry LA, Burkart JM, Holcroft C, Mortier L, Glickman JD: Anonymous Survey Among Home Hemodialysis Patients and Nursing Staff Regarding Vascular Access Site Use and Care (Poster Presentation) 34th Annual Dialysis Conference, Atlanta, Georgia : 2014.

Spry LA, Burkart JM, Holcroft C, Mortier L, Glickman JD: Survey of home hemodialysis patients and nursing staff regarding vascular access use and care Hemodialysis International 19 : 225-34,2014.

Boyle S, Wilson FP, Glickman J, Li Y, Feldman H: Association of Alternative Approaches to Normalizing Peritoneal Dialysis Clearance with Clinical Outcomes (Poster Presentation) American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA : 2014.

Seshasai RK, Mitra M, Chaknos M, Li J, Wirtalla C, Negoianu D, Glickman JD, Dember L: Factors Associated with Discontinuation of Home Hemodialysis (Poster Presentation) American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA : 2014.

Glickman JD: Fatal Vascular Access Hemorrhage in the Dialysis Unit and a Call to Safety Medscape Nephrology : 2012.

Glickman JD: Setting Up a Home Hemodialysis Program Renal and Urology News : 2012.

Glickman JD: Stunning Consequences of Thrice Weekly In-center Hemodialysis Medscape Nephrology : 2012.

Academic Contact Info

One Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7934
Fax: (215) 615-0349
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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