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John C. Flamma, Jr., MD

John C. Flamma, Jr., MD Physician

Assistant Chief, Emergency Medicine, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Dr. Flamma is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1991

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 Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Saint George's University
Residency: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center


American College of Emergency Physicians, National American College of Physicians, National Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local Union League of Philadelphia, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Flamma 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:

Fein J, Datner E.M., Shofer F.S., Flamma, Jr., J.C., Ginsburg K.R.: Violence prevention in the Emergency Department: Clinician Attitudes and Limitations Arch. Pediatr. Adolesc. Med. 154 : 495-498,2000.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
51 N. 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-8258
Fax: (215) 243-4626

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